International Organisation

The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is the United Nations specialized agency for health. It was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

The Canadian Society of Telehealt
The Canadian Society of Telehealth leads the transformation of health care through information and communication technology by providing a forum for advocacy, communication and sharing of resources among our communities of interest.

The CST Secretariat Office is located at:
#310 - 4 Cataraqui Street
Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z
Phone: 613-531-9476
Fax: 613-531-0626
Pamela Lyons, Administrator

American Telemedicine Association

Established in 1993 as a non-profit organization and headquartered in Washington, DC, membership in the Association is open to individuals, companies and other organizations with an interest in promoting the deployment of telemedicine throughout the world.

American Telemedicine Association
1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 540
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-223-3333
Fax: 202-223-2787


Finnish Society of Telemedicine

Founded in 11th January 1995.
The aims of the Finnish Society of Telemedicine are to promote the health of the population through telecommunication and to disperse the expert knowledge within health care. To reach the aims the Society will arrange seminars, lectures and presentations, courses and symposia, develop a functioning electronic communication system between the members, exert publishing activities, supports research within the discipline, formulate statements in issues dealing with telemedicine and have contact with other telemedicine organizations.