Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Address: 

12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Telephone: 
310.826.7800

People

Innovations and resources

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Integrating MHPSS services in primary health care facilities in post-earthquake Nepal

A program that works with local partners to train general healthcare staff to provide mental health and psychosocial services
Region: 
Asia
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Integration of mental health and psychosocial support services into primary healthcare in the Middle East

Training healthcare staff and paraprofessionals to provide mental healthcare and expand community and family supports
Region: 
Middle East
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Disability
Disorder: 
All disorders