AMDA International

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History

Aug 1984, Japan, as Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA).

Aims

Promote health and wellbeing of the underprivileged and marginalized in Asia and other continents; promote better medicine for a better future through mutual understanding, mutual assistance and happiness; assist local non-government organizations pursue community-based sustainable development projects; promote emergency preparedness and provide appropriate emergency relief assistance.

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Activities

Provides emergency medical assistance, especially through AMDA Multinational Medical Mission (AMMM), set up May 1993, which responds to emergencies by sending groups of doctors from AMDA national chapters for medical relief action; organizes community health development and medical projects in about 15 countries. 'AMDA International Medical Information Centre' set up Apr 1991, Tokyo (Japan), provides telephone medical services for foreign people in Tokyo and, since Jan 1993, provides medical information in 8 languages; a second centre operates, since 1993, in Osaka (Japan). Organizes annual business meetings and biennial general conventions. Set up and later took over activities of: International Network of NGOs for Emergency and Development (INNED). Also set up: AMDA Organization for Global Assistance and Relief (AMDA OGAR).

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D1728

Last News Received

2018
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