|About the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) – www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The AAOS also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. Founded at Northwestern University as a not-for-profit organization in 1933, the AAOS has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The Academy now serves more than 36,000 members worldwide.
|About the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) – www.acep.org
ACEP was founded in 1968 and is the world’s oldest and largest emergency medicine specialty organization. Today it represents more than 28,000 members and is the emergency medicine specialty society recognized by organized medicine.
|About AIDER – www.aider.org
AIDER was created to reunite International Training Centers (ITC) that work in the fields of emergency care assistance, rescue and managing disasters and catastrophes. The organization has several ITC in Latin America, Central America, Europe and Africa offering training from diverse scientific institutions.
|About the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) – www.aap.org
AAP is presently an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The institution provides training through its official courses aimed to pediatricians, health care professionals and the community in the fields of care, prevention and treatment of children.
|About the Association for Health Research and Development (ACINDES); World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – www.who.int
ACINDES is a non for profit academic institution founded in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1985. Its main purpose is to promote and organize continuing education programs for health care personnel and general public.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
PAHO is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system.