associations

Associations

We have collected together some of the best links for you if you need more information, help or advice on any of the following.

Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness, Inc.
Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness, Inc. is a non-profit organization for patients who need legal information, advice, or advocacy services.

Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis is a non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury--and to seeing millions worldwide walk again.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
CCFA's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide
Friends of Ostomates Worldwide-USA (FOW-USA) collects surplus, donated ostomy supplies for shipment to places of need throughout the world. The ostomy supplies are distributed free of charge.

International Continence Society
The International Continence Society (ICS) is a professional organization with more than 1000 members from 52 countries around the world. ICS members include physicians, surgeons, nurses, physicists, physiotherapists, bio-engineers, and scientists.

International Ostomy Association
The International Ostomy Association (IOA), an association of ostomy associations, is committed to improving the quality of life for ostomates and those with related surgeries, worldwide.

Us Too! International, Inc.
Us Too! represents the needs of prostate cancer survivors, their families, men at risk, and health care providers.

World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a United Nations agency that promotes technical cooperation for health among nations. The WHO administers programs to control and eradicate disease and strives to improve the quality of human life.

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
Founded in 1968, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 4200 nurse professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy, and continence problems.