Action in International Medicine (AIM)

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History

Nov 1988, London (UK). Ceased to exist.

Aims

Achieve a striking and early improvement in health and thus in economic prospects in the poorer regions of the world through: strengthening health management systems in developing countries; improving the structure and function of district health systems; implementing strategies for health management assistance in collaboration with host governments, local health structures and indigenous professional communities; reorienting hospitals to the needs of local communities.

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Activities

A workshop, Feb 1997, Cape Coast (Ghana), organized together with other involved organizations, created a specific action plan for evolving a balanced, integrated and locally sustainable portfolio of health care services, promotion and education in order to provide every citizen with access to essential health care delivery and the ability to better his or her own health. Emphasis was placed on working within the broader context of multi-sectoral development, on building on locally available resources and on involving young people at every stage. Results of this initial plan are being extended to other areas worldwide in the hope that, by the year 2010, access to essential health care need be denied to no one. In this context, there are currently 12 further projects in operation.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 21 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 53 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Medicine
  • Society
    • Local
  • Health Care
    • Health
    • Hospitals
  • Management
    • Management
  • Economics
    • Economic

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

F1598

Last News Received

12. Jul 2001
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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