Commonwealth Medical Trust (Commat)

General Information
Commat (the Commonwealth Medical Trust) is an independent organization, which exists for the promotion of health, the prevention of disease and disability and the advancement of human rights and medical ethics, particularly for the poor, vulnerable and marginalized groups in developing countries. It is concerned particularly with the role that should be played by health professionals and their associations in carrying out its programme, especially in Commonwealth countries.

Contact Information
Adress: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP, UK
Telephone: +44 7272 8492
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website
http://www.commat.org

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