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  The Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)
  GHEC is a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to international health education in and Canadian medical schools and residency programs. Founded in 1991 as IHMEC, it is GHEC's mission to foster international health medical education in four program areas - curriculum, clinical training, career development, and international education policy.
  http://www.globalhealth-ec.org/
     
 
  American Medical Students Association (AMSA) Global Health Action Committee
  The Global Health arm of AMSA works to uproot the economic disparities that lie at the root of health problems the world over. GHAC achieves this through a variety of ways including an AIDS Advocacy Network, Environment, Health & Human Rights, Leadership, and Global Education & Opportunities.
  http://www.amsa.org/global/
     
 
  University Coalitions for Global Health (UCGH)
  Hosted by the Global Health Council, the University Coalitions for Global Health Resource Group (UCGH) is a national collaboration among health-focused organizations with a university presence. Established in the fall of 2004, the UCGH Resource Group currently includes the UNICEF Campus Initiative, the Student Global AIDS Campaign, the Student Campaign for Child Survival, Student National Medical Association, Students Partnership Worldwide and the Global Health Council University Program. Other collaborating organizations include the American Medical Student Association, the American Public Health Association and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines.
  http://www.ucgh.org/
     
 
  MEDICAL SPANISH MONTHLY
  Free e-Newsletter. To subscribe: http://mayanmedicalaid.org/subscribe.html

(Contains language pearls, international medicine articles, front-line experiences, and cultural tips).
  http://mayanmedicalaid.org/subscribe.html
     
 
  FACE AIDS
  Face Aids is a student-run nonprofit organization working to mobilize and inspire students to fight AIDS in Africa. FACEAIDS' annual University Campaigns are the heart of their vision of a student movement fighting HIV/IDS. Go to the web site above to find out more about how you can get involved.
  http://www.faceaids.org/
     
 
  The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH)
  The Network: TUFH is a global association of individuals, groups, institutions and organizations committed to improving and maintaining health in the communities they have a mandate to serve.
The Network: TUFH is a Non-Governmental Organization in official relationships with the World Health Organization (WHO).
  http://www.the-networktufh.org/home/index.asp
     
 
  Global Health through Education training and Service (GHETS)
  GHETS is a non-governmental, non-profit organization based in the , dedicated to improving health in developing countries through innovations in education and service. GHETS provides start-up grants to local training institutions in low-income countries, and the technical help to launch and improve programs that prepare and support healthcare workers in rural and poor communities. We believe that well trained and supported doctors, nurses and allied health workers are key to sustainable change.

GHETS is a seed funding and program-development partner of The Network (TUFH). GHETS and The Network: TUFH have joined forces to promote strategies for change that address the health related challenges of poor and underserved communities in developing countries.
  http://www.ghets.org
     
 
  Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
  FAIMER seeks to improve the health of communities by improving health professions education. FAIMER concentrates its efforts in developing regions in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America , and focuses on three specific strategies: faculty development, targeted research that informs health workforce policy and practice, and development of data that advances educational quality improvement decisions. FAIMER participates in the global dialogue on improving international health professions education. We actively seek collaborations with a broad range of partners – local experts with whom we can share experiences and learn how to best respond to the needs of the communities. Through this collective exploration and problem-solving, we strive for tangible results from the activities that we believe will lead to healthier communities.

American Medical Students Association (AMSA) Global Health Action Committee FAIMER seeks to improve the health of communities by improving health professions education. FAIMER concentrates its efforts in developing regions in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America , and focuses on three specific strategies: faculty development, targeted research that informs health workforce policy and practice, and development of data that advances educational quality improvement decisions. FAIMER participates in the global dialogue on improving international health professions education. We actively seek collaborations with a broad range of partners – local experts with whom we can share experiences and learn how to best respond to the needs of the communities. Through this collective exploration and problem-solving, we strive for tangible results from the activities that we believe will lead to healthier communities.
  http://www.faimer.org/
     
 
  ChooseAneed.org
  "Identifying, Defining, Publicizing, and Meeting the lifesaving needs of others - one need at a time."

ChooseAneed is a 1 year old organization aiming to "choose needs, publicize them, solicit donations for those needs, provide receipts for these donations, fund the selected needs, and publicize the result of the funding of each need."
  http://www.chooseaneed.org/index.php
     
 
  Tips for Women Travelers
  The Goin2Travel website offers recommendations for women travelers regarding safety, theft, and sexual advances or assault. 
  http://www.goin2travel.com/articles/tips-for-women-travelers.html
     
 
  Gapminder- Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view
 

“Gapminder is a non-profit venture- a modern ‘museum’ of the Internet- promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.” 

Founded in 2005, Gapminder provides statistical and historical data representing 259 countries or territories from 1800 to the present.  Topics include economy, society, education, energy, environment, health, infrastructure, population, and work.       

  http://www.gapminder.org/
     
 
  AMS Uniforms
  AMS Uniforms sells medical scrubs and lab coats.  They offer CFHI participants a 15% discount.  Enter code MIK15 at checkout. 
  www.ams2u.com
     
 
  Global Praxis: Exploring the Ethics of Engagement Abroad
  An Educational Resource Kit created by the Ethics of International Engagement and Service-Learning (EIESL) project at the University of British Columbia.  Click on the link below to download a copy.
  http://ethicsofisl.ubc.ca/?s=praxis
 
     
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