Monday, 17 May 2010
Useful Links for Healthcare & Medical
Long Term Care Provider.com
This is a U.S. B2B portal for the long term care industry. It contains buyer's guides, industry news and market research that can be purchased online.
A not-for-profit membership organisation for international life science and healthcare companies, including pharmaceutical, biotech and medtech companies and associated technical and commercial Service Providers. Site contains company directory, events listing and latest news.
Medical Design online
Medical Design Online is a U.S. B2B portal for the medical device industry. It provides a searchable directory on products and suppliers of different types of devices. Also included are articles under the same device type headings. Additionally there are white papers and case studies along with industry news, events and market research that can be purchased online.
Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) is the trade association for the medical technology sector in the UK. Members produce everything from life support machines to latex gloves.
British Expertise is the leading private sector organisation for the promotion of professional services from the UK. Large and small member companies offer their services across a wide range of sectors and in almost every country in the world.
British Dental Trade Association (BDTA)
The BDTA is a group of manufacturers and suppliers dental products, services and technologies.
British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA)
The BHTA is closely involved with enhancing standards and meeting the changing needs of the healthcare and assistive technologies industry.
British In-Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA)
The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) is the national trade association for companies with major involvement and interest in the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) industry.
Dental Laboratories Association (DLA)
The Dental Laboratories Association Ltd (DLA) is a professional body for dental laboratory owners in the UK. It is estimated that members of the DLA are responsible for over 80% of the dental laboratory services in the UK.
Department of Health
The aim of the Department of Health (DH) is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England.
U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is responsible for promoting and protecting the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use, and to help the public get the accurate, science-based information needed to improve health.
Gambica is the national organization representing the interests of companies in the instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology industry in the UK.
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
The executive agency of the Department of Health enhancing and safeguarding public health by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe.
Medicins Sans Frontieres
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid agency that provides medical aid wherever needed, regardless of race, religion, politics or sex and raising awareness of the plight of the people they help.
Medilink is a national network of regionally-based independent programs working for a common goal of raising the profile of the medical and healthcare sectors in the United Kingdom.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
The British Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org.uk/The British Red Cross is a leading member of the largest independent humanitarian organisation in the world – the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
The United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity.
The World Bank
The World Bank’s mission is global poverty reduction and the improvement of living standards. The World Bank provides low-interest loans, interest-free credit and grants to developing countries for education, health, infrastructure, communications and many other purposes.
World Health Organisation
This site gives information on major WHO programmes.
World Medical Association
The WMA represents physicians and provides guidelines on standards and ethics. It also provides links to other relevant international organisations, plus WMA events.