About Healthlink Worldwide Healthlink Worldwide is the new name for AHRTAG (Appropriate Health
Resources and Technologies Action Group). The new name highlights the organisations
focus on health and describes its way of working linking information and health
workers, linking partners, linking policy and practice around the world. Healthlink Worldwide will be taking AHRTAG's strengths, experience, and
success forward into the 21st century. Healthlink Worldwide works to improve the health of poor and vulnerable
communities by strengthening the provision, use and impact of information. Healthlink Worldwide does this by:
- communicating about health issues
- promoting the development of good policy and practice
- providing training in information management and dissemination
- supporting sustainable partner activities.
Healthlink Worldwide is a UK-based non-governmental organisation,
founded in 1977. Today, Healthlink Worldwides practical training and education
materials reach nearly 2 million health and development workers worldwide. These draw upon
the UKs largest collection of health learning materials from developing countries
contained in Healthlink Worldwides resource centre.