Association of Medical Doctors of Asia, in short AMDA, is an international organization dedicated to realize a peaceful world community through humanitarian efforts in medical health care sector.
AMDA provides emergency medical aid to people affected by natural as well as man-made disasters. With its special strength in the medical and health sectors, AMDA also implements mid- to long-term social development projects helping people in their community building process. AMDA has worked in more than 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe in collaboration with governments, UN agencies, such as UNHCR, WHO, WFP, UNOCHA, and other specialized agencies and institutions.
AMDA strives to support people affected by disasters and economic distress on their road to recovery establishing a true partnership with special emphasis on local initiative. The spirit of “sogo-fujo” creates a true partnership based on respect and trust for each other. In the process of recovery, local people’s own will to better their lives becomes the driving force for boosting our common efforts. It is also the local people who provide us with the most reliable information based on their system of values leading to a true and effective partnership.