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Aid Workers Exchange
This website has articles on various topics related to aid work.
The BDH Foundation answers over 20,000 requests a year for information and advice on dental care and other oral health matters. All enquiries are dealt with confidentially by qualified dental advisors.
The latest and widest range of public service information from the UK government. inc. travel health.
E-med offers consultations with your own private doctors by email, phone or in person. The service can provide medical advice, diagnosis, referral or even a prescription. Membership is £20 and then they charge £15 after you are satisfied with each consultation
'fitfortravel' is a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK.
Country specific travel advice, including medical information, provided by the FCO Consular Division.
Globetrotters Travel Clinics are one stop shops for all of your travel health needs.
HealthLink360 is a medical charity providing specialist health services for overseas and home based personnel of Mission and other voluntary agencies, easily accessible at the south eastern perimeter of Edinburgh. They also assist home based Christian organizations. They provide the following services: · Medical and psychiatric screening of candidates · Medical and psychological health review and counselling for those returning from abroad · An e-mail medical advice service for those with serving abroad · A full travel health service HL360 also runs a open access Travel Clinic for the general public, the proceeds of which help subsidize services for Mission and other voluntary agencies.
HealthLink 360
Enquiries
Edinburgh International Health Centre
Elphinstone Wing
Carberry
Musselburgh
EH21 8PW
tel: 0131 653 6767
fax: 0131 653 3646
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) combines treatment of tropical diseases with research into their causes. The Hospital is a source of advice and expertise for travellers and health professionals and a Universal Centre of Excellence.
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
off Tottenham Court Road
London
WC1E 6AU
tel: 020 7388 8989 / Travel Clinic: 020 7388 9600
fax: 020 7388 7645

Interhealth is a medical charity providing specialist health services to aid, development, NGO and mission organisations. They are based in Central London and provides the following services.

  • Medical and psychiatric screening of candidates
  • Medical examinations and psychiatric support for those returning from abroad
  • Advice on health-related topics
  • Provision of health-kits and anti-malarials and other personal health equipment
  • A full immunisation service
  • A supply of relevant literature
  • Careers advice for those returning
Interhealth
Enquiries
111 Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7HR
tel: +44 [0]20 7902 9000
fax: +44 [0]20 7902 9091
Offering the professional travel health adviser a host of services including: Direct access to the MASTA Health Risks database - print a personalised Health Brief for your travellers. The discussion area - ask a question, put your point of view or just chat with other professionals. The library - useful travel health resources. The latest news, outbreak reports - stay in touch and keep up to date.
OSCAR have a list of agencies and organisation that can help with medical evacuation, visit their website.
A series of brochures, a database, and two e-books: one on re-entry and one titled 'What Missionaires Ought to Know' (combining the series of brochures of the same name). Offering on-field help to independent missionaries, to missionaries whose agencies have no one designated for missionary care, and to missionaries who would prefer talking with someone outside their agencies.
Ron and Bonnie Koteskey
122 Lowry Lane
Wilmore
Kentucky 40390
USA
MissionAssist have a network of professionals throughout the UK willing to give free personal advice to missionaries on a number of issues including legal, medical, education and finance
MissionAssist
mobile: 07527 804914
Info on: Avoiding health risks, planning for healthy travelling and obtaining emergency medical treatment etc. Also tells you how to get medical treatment abroad, including info on the European Health Insurance card, or EHIC.
Penhurst is a small, friendly Christian Retreat Centre where a warm welcome is offered to all. The Centre is open to any individuals or small groups for residential stays or day visits. All who seek rest and spiritual refreshment are welcome here. We aim to be responsive and sensitive to guests and their individual needs. We believe that the warmth and quality of the welcome you receive is much more important than items or practices which speak of one particular Christian tradition.
Refresh International offers debriefing for missionaries, aid workers, people in ministry and other cross-cultural workers.
Providing appropriate physical health and psychological health services to Anglican Clergy and their families who are individuals and beneficiaries.
Maintains a network of physicians, general practitioners and specialists, hospitals and clinics around the world - who have agreed to treat travellers in need of medical care during their journeys. Any individual traveller can belong to IAMAT. There is no charge for membership.
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uniting & equipping Christian doctors & nurses
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