We have recently been expanding our educational offerings to address a variety of urgent global health needs through programs delivered via live, print, electronic and mobile platforms. IMCRA provides unhindered electronic and personal access to acclaimed medical professionals in multiple therapeutic areas. Our faculty willing and able to assist local healthcare providers with needed long-term clinical and practical advice. IMCRA faculty have remained available for consultation for periods of 2-3 years in response to disasters and ongoing national medical crises. With global offices located near the UN and the associated consulates of member nations in New York City, IMCRA is responsive to most relevant medical initiatives originating with the United Nations and affiliated bodies including the World Health Organization.
Our mission is to fill important and ongoing gaps in the response to both acute and ongoing crises by pre-emptively assembling adaptive, interactive medical education resources in the form of 8-15 minute video modules. These modules target problems healthcare providers commonly face on a nation-by nation basis in an ongoing medical emergency.
In addition to its online core curriculum IMCRA serves as a coordination center and clearinghouse for regional medical relief programs. Using a four-phase approach (Outreach Coordination, Online Curriculum, Onsite Programs, and Publications) IMCRA works to ascertain that remediation is maximally effective and available for subsequent use.
IMCRA is a non-profit United Nations-affiliated NGO formed by and for medical professionals.
We are dedicated to providing free, easy access, interactive, native-language, expert medical educational and reference resources to professional and lay caregivers worldwide faced with both sudden and ongoing medical crises for which they may not be adequately trained or staffed.
Founded in 2012 by a direct mandate from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), IMCRA was asked to provide: “…enduring medical resources which remain easily accessible not only immediately after a disaster, but in the months and years that follow…”