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  • Affordable Health Care
    Affordable Health Care is a necessity. Whether your spouse, children, employees or yourself, everyone needs affordable health care. Let Medcare Advantage show you how to get affordable health care today!

  • Giving what matters most to your family.
    Heartfelt partners with independent care providers in local communities that provide child care, mental health, and adult care services to give families what matters most: "Universal health management that creates a complete, global, and universal health picture to help families and their daycare, nursing, and assisted living providers to better manage family health conditions from anywhere, at anytime."

  • Lifes Little Treasures
    We are a Melbourne group of mothers who have experienced the roller coaster ride of N.I.C.U. & Special Care Nurseries, who would like to provide you with support and friendship.

  • ProofingPros
    "Helping Hands for Healthy Homes" to prevent child injuries. Home safety services and products. Business opportunities.

  • Raising Special Kids
    One of 100 PTI (Parent Training and Information) Centers in U.S. Serving Central and Northern AZ. We support families whose children have disabilities and health care needs.

  • Roots2Ends Natural Hair Care
    We sell Natural Hair Care products for any hair type.Our products are free from all harmful ingredients.We also stock the largest number of Wooden Hair combs in the World.

  • Tuesday's Child
    We create webpages for children who are sick disabled terminally ill or have life long illnesses we also offer birthday pages and many other features geared toward bringing awareness to the illnesses diseases and issues facing our children in todays society Currently we are doing web pages for sick children anywhere in the world please contact us if you think we can help Service is FREE but we do accept any contributions to help us stay on the web

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  • California Childcare Health Program
    Established in 1987, the California Childcare Health Program (CCHP) is a community-oriented, multidisciplinary team dedicated to enhancing the quality of child care for California's children by initiating and strengthening linkages among the health, safety and child care communities and the families they serve. CCHP is a nonprofit organization of the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing.

The following links are in English

  • Air Life Line
    AirLifeLine is a national non-profit charitable organization of over 1,500 private pilots who fly ambulatory patients who cannot afford the cost of travel to medical facilities for diagnosis and treatment.

  • Allergysa.org
    ALLSA is the national Allergy Society of South Africa representing all related allied health professionals.

  • American Brain Tumor Association
    The American Brain Tumor Association exists to eliminate brain tumors and to meet the needs of patients and families.

  • American Lung Association
    The American Lung Association is grateful to our many volunteers for their contributions to our mission -- to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

  • American Pain Foundation
    A patient information, education and advocacy organization helping those who suffer from pain.

  • American Psychiatric Association
    The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its 37,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders.

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
    Our members work collectively to formulate and influence sound national health policy and to develop and implement state programs and policies to promote health and prevent illness and disability to improve quality of life.

  • Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
    International program of comprehensive medical and social services to HIV-infected and exposed infants and children in Houston, Romania, Southern Africa and Mexico.

  • BLISS The Premature Baby Charity
    BLISS, the premature baby charity, was founded more than 20 years ago by parents concerned by the lack of adequate resources in the UK for babies needing special care or neonatal intensive care. Over the years BLISS has evolved to become the leading national charity concerned with the care of premature babies or sick newborn babies as well support of their parents.

  • Brain Injury Association
    The mission of the Brain Injury Association is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy.

  • Bright Futures
    Bright Futures promotes and improves the health, education, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, families, and communities.

  • Bright Futures For Families
    Bright Futures is a national child health initiative to promote and improve the health, education, and well-being of all children, families, and communities.

  • British Dyslexics
    British Dyslexics is distinctly different from other Dyslexia Charities. We are not only interested in helping children and teenagers to succeed in education, but we also passionately believe that getting extra help should not depend on a parents ability to pay for extra tuition themselves.

  • California Association of State Hospital Parent Councils for the Retarded
    CASH-PCR is dedicated to insuring that all mentally retarded and persons with developmental disabilities receive the quality services and supports necessary for them to realize their full potential as mandated by the Lanterman Act.

  • California Child Care Health Program
    California Childcare Health Program (CCHP) is a community-oriented, multidisciplinary team dedicated to enhancing the quality of child care for California's children by initiating and strengthening linkages among the health, safety and child care communities and the families they serve.

  • California Health Advocates
    California Health Advocates is dedicated to achieving and sustaining timely, accurate and responsive education and advocacy efforts for California Medicare beneficiaries and the pre-retirement population.

  • Canadian Institute of Child Health
    Canadian Institute of Child Health has acted as a dedicated voice for children, improving their health and well-being. We work to ensure that this goal is met through our many publications and resources for parents and health professionals.

  • Catholic Health Association of the United States
    The Catholic Health Association of the United States represents the combined strength of its members, more than 2,000 Catholic health care sponsors, systems, facilities, and related organizations.

  • Catholic Health Init.org
    Catholic Health Initiatives is unique among health care systems in the U.S.

  • Center for Children and Childhood Studies
    The Center for Children and Childhood Studies at Rutgers-Camden promotes understanding, enrichment and recognition of the significance of childhood experiences through

  • Center for Health Care Rights
    The Center for Health Care Rights is a non-profit health care consumer advocacy organization serving consumers through a combination of direct service programs and policy level advocacy.

  • Child Family Health International
    Child Family Health International (CFHI) was created to encourage and facilitate US medical students to work abroad and to learn both lay and medical Spanish. The central philosophy of CFHI is to narrow the gap between existing medical technology and its accessibility to underserved populations. Through this program, participants can learn innovative problem-solving skills which can be applied to rural and urban health care areas in the United States

  • Child Health and Development (CHD)
    Sponsored by the World Health Organization, this organization deals with children's health issues on a global scale.

  • Child Health Foundation
    Child Health Foundation is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of the children in the U.S. and throughout the world.

  • Child Health Online
    Welcome to Child Health Online, a website resource for childcare health consultants, providers, professional organizations, educational and medical facilities, and parents. It is our goal to provide you with health and safety information for young children, birth through age 8.

  • Child Health Research
    CHR identifies and evaluates new technologies for improving case management and prevention of disease; strengthens the problem-solving capacity of developing country institutions, and guides improvements in national health policies and professional practice.

  • Childrends Charities of America
    Children's Charities of America is a coalition comprised of many of America's finest charitable organizations dedicated to meeting the needs of children.

  • Childrens Cause
    The Children's Cause is dedicated to being a consumer-based, independent advocacy voice of families and survivors on national policies that affect research, health care, and services for pediatric cancer survivors.

  • Childrens Health Council
    The Children's Health Council (CHC), a non-profit organization in Palo Alto, CA, provides mental health, special education, and developmental services for children and their families.

  • Childrens Health Fund
    The Childrens Health Fund is committed to provide health care to the nations most medically undeserved children through the development and support and support of innovative primary care medical programs.

  • Children's Health Information Network
    The Children's Health Information Network, a 501(c)3 organization created by the mother of a child with complex heart defects, currently publishes the Congenital Heart Disease Information and Resources website.

  • Children's Heart Federation
    Website covers news about paediatric cardiology services in the UK (currently undergoing major government review), copyright waived on variety of information sheets from arrythmia to travel abroad, anticoagulation to glossary of terms.

  • Children's Heart Federation UK
    The Children's Heart Federation (CHF) brings together groups across Britain and Ireland so that they can share problems, ideas, approaches and educational materials designed to help heart children.

  • Children's Life Link
    Children's Life Link helps seriously ill children receive the best medical care possible, by aiding in their transportation expenses.

  • Children's Liver Disease Foundation
    Children's Liver Disease Foundation was the first charity to be established concerned with liver disease.

  • Children With Aids Charity
    Children With AIDS Charity aims to help the youngest of those infected or affected by HIV and AIDS, by assisting these children and their families to lead as near normal a life as possible.

  • Child Survival Collaborations
    The Child Survival Collaborations and Resources Group (The CORE Group) is a network of more than 35 non-profit organizations working together to promote and improve primary health care programs for women and children and the communities in which they live.

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  • Covering Kids.org
    Covering Kids is a national health access initiative for low-income, uninsured children funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The $47 million program is designed to help increase the number of eligible children who benefit from health insurance coverage programs. Three-year grants will support up to 51 state-local coalitions in conducting outreach initiatives and working toward enrollment simplification and coordination of health coverage programs for low-income children

  • CURE Childhood Cancer Association
    CURE Childhood Cancer Association of Rochester, NY was founded in 1976 by a group of parents who had lost a child to cancer. CURE provides services primarily to patients and their families seen at the Children's Hospital at Strong over a 12 county area of Upstate New York. Since 1976, CURE has served the needs of over 1000 families whose children have experienced cancer. Support from CURE can ensure that all treatment decisions and options are better understood, thereby enabling families to make informed decisions with more confidence.

  • Disability Information and Resources
    disABILITY Information and Resources Pages. One of the largest collections of resources for all types of disabilities. The pages provided here are meant to serve as a resource to provide useful information and guidance for all people dealing with disabilities.

  • DreamLine
    Welcome to DreamLine! Our mission is to provide free airline / vacation travel for children currently undergoing and/or recovering from a brain tumor, cancer, or leukemia.

  • Eczema.org
    The National Eczema Society is the only organisation in the UK and one of the most established organisations worldwide dedicated to the needs of people with eczema, dermatitis and sensitive skin.

  • European Association for Children in Hospital
    European Association for Children in Hospital, is the umbrella organisation for member associations involved in the welfare of all children before, during or after a hospital stay.

  • Facts for Health
    Facts for Health is a new, comprehensive resource to help identify, understand and treat a number of important medical conditions.

  • Fairfield County Safe Kids
    Fairfield County SAFE KIDS promotes injury prevention to both adults and children.

  • Families for Early Autism Treatment
    FEAT is a non-profit organization of parents, educators, and other professionals dedicated to providing world-class Education, Advocacy, and Support for the Northern California Autism Community.

  • Families USA
    Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans. Working at the national, state and community levels, we have earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for over 15 years.

  • Family Voices
    Family Voices is a national, grassroots clearinghouse for information and education concerning the health care of children with special health needs. We stay on top of public and private sector health care changes that affect our children and families through the collective efforts of our families: a volunteer Coordinator in every state; 10 Regional Coordinators; and a small staff working in several locations around the country.

  • Forward Face
    Forward Face is a national organization for patients and families with craniofacial conditions.

  • Gilda's Club Canada
    The mission of Gilda's Club is to provide places where people with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care.

  • Global ChildNet
    Global ChildNet, with its headquarters in Vancouver, BC, was officially introduced at the Child Health 2000 World Congress. It is an organisation which uses the Internet to offer a range of easily accessible, child health related, on-line services.

  • Global ChildNet
    Global ChildNet, with its headquarters in Vancouver, BC, was officially introduced at the Child Health 2000 World Congress. It is an organisation which uses the Internet to offer a range of easily accessible, child health related, on-line services. These services include databases and other information on issues related to the well-being of the world's children.

  • Global Health.org
    The Global Health Council is the world's largest membership alliance dedicated to improving health worldwide.

  • Healing the Children
    Healing the Children - organizes donations of medical care to children worldwide who suffer from serious and life-threatening illnesses.

  • Health Care Choices
    Health Care Choices is a New York not-for-profit corporation dedicated to educating the public about the nation's health care system.

  • Health Education Library
    HELP - the Health Education Library for People, India's first Consumer Health Education Resource Center and one of the world's largest consumer health libraries.

  • Healthy City
    The mission of the Healthy City Project is to improve the ability of low-income, underserved children, adolescents, and their families to access services and advocate for critical resources in their communities. At its core, Healthy City is an information portal that offers unprecedented access to the largest database of community resources, demographic/health data, and cutting edge GIS mapping technology.

  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies
    HMHB helps families in Washington to access information they need, from pre-pregnancy planning through childhood.

  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
    The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) was created in 1981 as a result of the U.S. Surgeon General's conference on infant mortality. From its inception, HMHB has focused attention on raising public awareness of the basic components of prenatal care--early care, good nutrition, avoidance of drugs--including not drinking and not smoking, and promotion of breastfeeding.

  • Healthy Steps for Young Children
    The Healthy Steps for Young Children Program is a national initiative linked to health care practices that focuses on the importance of the first three years of life.

  • Heart-to-Heart Foundation
    The Heart-to-Heart Foundation is a Kenyan medical charity dedicated to the prevention, control and treatment of heart diseases in needy children.

  • Help Us Strengthen Medicaid for Kids
    For children, Medicaid was established as health care safety net. In recent years, state governments have shifted a growing number of Medicaid patients into managed care programs and redesigned eligibility requirements by applying for federal waivers. The consequences of these maneuvers are unpredictable, but the stakes are undeniable.

  • Hope Air
    Hope Air is a national charitable organization that arranges free air transportation for financially burdened Canadians in need of medical treatment outside their communities.

  • Hospice Foundation of America
    HFA is a nonprofit organization that promotes hospice care and works to educate professionals and the families they serve in issues relating to caregiving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement.

  • International Baby Food Action Network
    IBFAN aims to improve the health and well being of babies and young children, their mothers and their families through the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding and optimal infant feeding practices.

  • Kids Cancer Network
    Kids Cancer Network was founded in 1992 with the Kids Cancer Network mission is to provide a dose of hope for children and their families isolated by the rigors of cancer treatment on a national basis.

  • Kids of Deaf Adults
    Family awareness and individual growth in hearing children of deaf parents.

  • Kids with Tubes
    Kids with Tubes is an organization run by parents offering a variety of support services for parents and caregivers of tube-fed children. Its mission is to provide forums for the sharing of information and mutual support.

  • LD Pride Online
    An online community for people with learning disabilities and other invisible disabilities including great infomation and interactive content.

  • Log A Load for Kids
    Log A Load for Kids is America's renewable resource creating miracles for our most precious resource. It is a fund raising opportunity for loggers and other forestry industry personnel in conjunction with forestry organizations and associations to raise money for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

  • Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
    The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health was established in the summer of 1996 as an independent public charity. Its mission is to fund efforts that promote, protect, and sustain the physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral health of children.

  • Maternal and Child Health Policy Research Cente
    The MCH Policy Research Center specializes in health care issues affecting children, including those with special health care needs and those from low-income families.

  • MedicAlert Foundation
    Medic Alert Foundation United States

  • Medical Missions for Children
    Medical Missions for Children is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization supported entirely by charitable donations and dedicated to providing medical expertise to catastrophically ill children whose illness is above the care-giving capability of their community.

  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health
    The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S.

  • National Association of School Nurses
    NAPNAP is the professional organization that advocates for children, (infants through young adults), and provides leadership for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners who deliver Primary care in a variety of settings.

  • National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
    The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health provides national leadership to the maternal and child health community in three key areas--program development, policy analysis and education, and state-of-the-art knowledge--to improve the health and well-being of the nation's children and families.

  • National Children's Cancer Society
    The National Children's Cancer Society helps children with cancer through our nationwide programs and services. With financial and emotional support, children and their families can more effectively deal with the difficulties of cancer treatment.

  • National Coalition on Health Care
    The National Coalition on Health Care is the nation's largest and most broadly representative alliance working to improve America's health care.

  • National Health Law
    A national public interest law firm seeking to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) seeks to assure that every individual is born healthy, is born wanted, and has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential for a healthy and productive life unhampered by disease or disability. In pursuit of this mission, the NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical, and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families, and populations

  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families and populations.

  • National Institutes of Health
    This is the official web site of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The National Institutes of Health is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research.

  • National Marrow Donor Program
    The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) is the international leader in the facilitation of unrelated marrow and blood stem cell transplantation. A non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, Minn., the NMDP facilitates unrelated marrow and blood stem cell transplants for patients with life-threatening diseases who do not have matching donors in their families.

  • National Organizations for Children
    This page will give information on national organizations for children with specific disorders or diseases. It will provide addresses, email addresses, and web sites when available.

  • National Perinatal Association
    The National Perinatal Association promotes the health and well being of mothers and infants enriching families, communities and our world.

  • Northwest Airlines KidCares
    The Northwest Airlines KidCares medical travel program provides air travel to children age 18 and younger who are unable to receive treatment in their home area.

  • Operation Smile
    Operation Smile is a private, not-for-profit volunteer medical services organization providing reconstructive surgery and related health care to indigent children and young adults in developing countries and the United States.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
    The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, Inc. (OI Foundation) is the only voluntary national health organization dedicated to helping people cope with the problems associated with osteogenesis imperfecta. The Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals affected by OI through research to find a cure, education, awareness, and mutual support.

  • Paradise Kids
    Paradise Kids is a creative caring hospice respite centre offering quality of life, hope, support programs, counselling and hospitality to children and youth who are terminally or seriously ill, physically or emotionally abused, grieving or suicidal.

  • Parents Against Leukaemia
    Welcome to the P.A.L. home page, our aim on these pages is to help raise public awareness about the possible link between Electro-magnetic field radiation and Leukaemia, although some pages on this site may refer to other forms of cancer.

  • Parents of Children with Craniosynostosis
    PCC was established in 2000 based in Chubbuck, Idaho. Offering services to families in Eastern Idaho and Parts of Utah. We are dedicated in offering support to Parents of Children with this condition. Assisting them in finding information, and accessing resources available to them.

  • Prevent Blindness America
    Prevent Blindness America is the nations leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.

  • Project Sunshine
    Project Sunshine is a non-denominational, not-for-profit organization, which provides numerous free programs and services to children with cancer, AIDS, and other life-threatening illnesses. We also have programs that help families cope with the illness of a child. We are a 100% volunteer organization, as all that are involved are donating their help out of the goodness of their hearts.

  • Rescue Foundation for the Brain Injured Infant
    The Rescue Foundation works to ensure that up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge is available and applied for the prevention of brain damage and for proven treatments.

  • Ride On Center for Kids
    R.O.C.K., founded in 1998, is a non-profit, hippotherapy, therapeutic riding program devoted to the special needs population of Williamson and surrounding counties.

  • Safebabies, Inc.
    Orange County's full service childproofing company.

  • Sight for Students
    Sight for Students is a program founded by Vision Service Plan (VSP). The program provides vision exams and glasses to uninsured children across the country.

  • Small World Foundation
    Small World Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization founded in 1995 to provide free reconstructive surgery for children and adults throughout the United States and the world who have no access or resources.

  • Texas SIDS Alliance
    The NTSA is a non-profit organization affiliated with the National SIDS Alliance. We are a voluntary health organization dedicated to the support of SIDS families, education and research.

  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    This site is designed to serve both AACAP Members, and Parents and Families. Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States.

  • The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center
    The Center promotes understanding of neurological and behavioral development, with special emphasis on meeting challenges associated with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities.

  • The Hugs and Hope Club
    The Hugs and Hope Club is a charity for children. We strive to help kids with cancer and other serious illnesses.

  • The Hydrocephalus Association
    The Hydrocephalus Association provides support, education, resources and advocacy for individuals, families and professionals.

  • The Infant-Parent Institute
    The Infant-Parent Institute is a private clinical practice and research and training center specializing in the assessment and treatment of problems of attachment in infancy and throughout life.

  • The Sick Children's Trust
    Welcome to The Sick Children's Trust. Our aim is to help seriously ill children by providing support and accommodation for the entire family during a child's hospital treatment.

  • Twin Hope
    Twin Hope, Inc. (supporting, educating and broadening the awareness of twin to twin transfusion syndrome and other twin pregnancy complications).

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

  • Virginia Department of Health's Office of Family
    Welcome to the Virginia Department of Health's Office of Family Health Services. Here you'll find information on some 50 programs that focus on strengthening the health of families and communities, plus risk avoidance tips and information on how certain issues affect public health.

  • Vitamin Angel Alliance
    Vitamin Angel Alliance, a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, was created in 1994 to fight malnutrition and childhood blindness around the world. Working in partnership with Direct Relief International, a disaster relief and medical assistance organization, Vitamin Angel provides health education and nutritional supplements to individuals, families, and communities that are medically underserved or at risk of a specific condition or illness.

  • Volunteer Pilots Association
    The Volunteer Pilots Association is a charitable non-profit organization providing air transportation to needy people who must travel to obtain medical treatment.

  • Volunteers in Health
    Volunteers in Health Care (VIH) is a one-of-a-kind national resource center funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for organizations and clinicians caring for the uninsured.

  • Williams Syndrome Association
    The Williams Syndrome Association is a national voluntary not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with Williams Syndrome, a rare congenital disorder characterized by heart and blood vessel abnormalities, high blood calcium levels, developmental delays, characteristic facial features, and/or additional abnormalities.

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