A listing of general travel information, international health care organizations and medical organizations dedicated to international service is provided below.

General Volunteering

General Travel Information

Diagnostic Imaging Manual for Clinics and Small Hospitals

The DISCH is a site designed to help those planning or involved in providing primary care diagnostic imaging to underserved communities. The site provides information that can help assure successful, sustainable installations delivered in a cost effective manner. Visit http://www.dicsh.info.

Medical Organizations Dedicated to International Service

International Health Care Organizations

  • Doctors of the World - International humanitarian organization providing medical care to vulnerable populations affected by war, natural disasters, disease, famine, poverty or exclusion
  • Doctors Without Borders - Delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters
  • East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation - Nonprofit organization based in North Oaks, MN dedicated to recruiting volunteers to provide medical education, training and medical equipment
  • Health Volunteers Overseas - Private non-profit organization dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care in developing countries through the training and education of local health care providers
  • Imaging the World - Provides diagnostic imaging to rural areas around the world
  • International Health Volunteers - Independent, not for profit, humanitarian medical aid organization whose primary purpose is to assist in domestic and international short-term medical relief projects
  • International Radiology Exchange - Nonprofit organization providing radiology interpretation and imaging expertise to humanitarian medical organizations as well as physicians in developing world
  • Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Education Institute - Committed to providing support for the development of superior ultrasound services throughout the world through a global network of affiliate training centers in over 50 countries
  • Medical Imaging Partnership - Medical Imaging Partnership exists to provide access to equipment, expertise, training, and encouragement to
    local organizations in developing countries with special emphasis on Africa and Latin America.
  • Pan American World Health Organization - International public health agency working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas
  • Physicians With Heart - Mobilizes resources to improve health, provide medical education and to foster the development of family practice worldwide
  • Project HOPE - Seeks to achieve sustainable advances in health care around the world by implementing health education programs and providing humanitarian assistance in areas of need
  • RAD-AID International - Nonprofit organization founded by radiologists trained at Johns Hopkins, RAD-AID is a global network assisting developing countries to implement and optimize radiology in global public health initiatives
  • Radiating Hope - Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing radiation therapy and cancer care to cancer patients worldwide
  • Radiology Mammography International - Nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the mammography and breast cancer education needs of developing and underserved regions all around the world
  • Radiologic Philanthropy - Group that aids in the donation of equipment, supplies and services to underprivileged communities of the world suffering from little to no access to life-saving medical imaging
  • Radiologists Without Borders - Develops connectivity with health organizations seeking medical imaging expertise
  • World Health Organization - The United Nations specialized agency for health whose objective is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health
  • World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Dedicated to the advancement of ultrasound by encouraging research, promoting international cooperation, disseminating scientific information, and improving communication and understanding in the world community using ultrasound in medicine and biology
  • World Federation of Pediatric Imaging - Provides an international platform for pediatric radiology organizations to address the challenges in global pediatric imaging training and delivery of services

The American College of Radiology Foundation (ACRF) is pleased to provide links to resources of other organizations that you might find useful. This is not a complete list. If you know of organizations or resources that have been omitted, please fill out the form below.

ACRF disclaims liability for anyone using these external resources, as it does not control their content or how they are used. In addition the ACRF does not support or endorse any of these specific organizations. If you have questions about the resources, please contact the appropriate organization. Thank you!