Founded in 1960, the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers (IAMAT) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unifying and coordinating doctors worldwide in order that they may assist any traveller who might require medical assistance in an unfamiliar place. Toward this end, IAMAT has participating physicians in 125 countries and territories on call all of whom speak English and have trained in the United States or Europe. While membership is free, donations are requested.
The Association publishes several pamphlets on tropical disease risks; malaria risks; immunization requirements; climatic and sanitary conditions of water, milk, and food worldwide.
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