Topic outline

  • Non-governmental Organizations

    This is a list of a few Non-governmental Organizations.

    • American Cancer Society

      The American Cancer Society is a nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

    • American Foundation for AIDS Research

      The American Foundation for AIDS Research is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

    • American Heart Association

      The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization working to help build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

    • American Public Health Association (APHA)

      The American Public Health Association has been working to improve public health since 1872. APHA aims to protect all Americans, their families, and their communities from preventable, serious health threats. The organization works to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States.

    • American Red Cross

      The American Red Cross offers domestic disaster relief and compassionate services in five other areas: community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; and educational programs.

    • Commonwealth Fund

      Per Commonwealth Fund - The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

    • Healthy People 2020

      Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:

      • Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors.
      • Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions.
      • Measure the impact of prevention activities.
    • Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

      Per Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) - The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  IHI is a leading innovator in health care improvement worldwide.