• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1984

International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance. International Medical Corps Worldwide is a global humanitarian alliance that comprises the resources and capabilities of two independent affiliate organizations, International Medical Corps and International Medical Corps UK. Together, their mission is to save lives and relieve suffering through the provision of health care and training. With headquarters in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively, they collaborate to maximize resources for the delivery of appropriate relief and development activities.  THEIR APPROACH International Medical Corps focuses on the delivery of community-based primary health care.  They emphasize training and education, and prioritize hiring local staff – in fact, 96% of their field-based staff and health professionals are recruited from the local community. This helps to ensure that skills and knowledge are passed on and remain long after their programs have ended. Through the integration of specialties like emergency medicine, women’s health, nutrition services, water and sanitation, and mental health into the primary health care setting, they ensure that those they receive holistic, comprehensive care. The value of International Medical Corps’ integrated approach to community health and well-being and their emphasis on capacity building through training are critical for the long-term growth of conflict and natural disaster-affected communities and fragile states.      PROGRAM PRIORITIES Within the foundation of primary health care delivery, they have developed the following program priorities:  ­   -Emergency Response ­   -Health Capacity Building ­   -Women’s and Children’s Health and Well-Being ­   -Mental Health ­   -Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene   TECHNICAL EXPERTISE  For more than 25 years, International Medical Corps has helped communities rebuild their health care capacities and basic institutions by leveraging their experience, technical expertise, and trust forged with local leaders. A significant number of their responses have included technical assistance for nutrition and food security programs as well as the surveillance, treatment and control of immuno-preventable and epidemic diseases. Their more than 4,000 field-based staff includes approximately 200 physicians and public health experts as well as 10 Medical Directors coordinating their activities at national and regional levels. Their health technical unit includes experts in: -Nutrition & Food Security -HIV/AIDS -Infectious Diseases -Livelihoods & Agriculture -Refugee Populations -Fragile States -Pandemic Preparedness
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Careers

919Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Manager Local Capacity Strengthening for Response Program
    United States
  • HRBP Employee RelationsSpecialist
    United Kingdom, United States
  • Resource Development Officer– Grants and Reporting
    United States
  • Business Development Specialist
    United States

Staff at International Medical Corps (IMC) have experience in

Sectors

  • personnel / human resources
  • reproductive health
  • health systems
  • logistics / supplies
  • development

Funders

  • goal global
  • rockefeller foundation
  • test
  • ec

Countries

  • afghanistan
  • sudan
  • sri lanka
  • south sudan
  • pakistan

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Contract Awards

Transition initiative to Provide Lifesaving Health and Nutrition Services to Vulnerable People in Gourma Rharous, Timbuktu Regionn

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Integrated Life-Saving Assistance for Conflict-Affected People in Yemen

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Emergency Assistance for Conflict-Affected Communities in the Ouaka Prefecture, Central African Republic

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

increasing Access to Integrated Health, Mhpss, and Protection Services for Conflict-Affected Populations in Iraq

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Strengthening Health Care Services in Jordan

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Emergency Assistance for Conflict-Affected Communities in the Ouaka Prefecture, Central African Republic

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Emergency Assistance for Conflict-Affected Communities in the Ouaka Prefecture, Central African Republic

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Emergency Assistance for Conflict-Affected Communities in the Ouaka Prefecture, Central African Republic

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • International Medical Corps UK, 3rd Floor 254-258 Goswell Road
  • EC1V 7EB
  • United States
  • Los Angeles
  • 12400 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1500
  • California 90025
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Santa Monica
  • 1919 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 400
  • California 90404
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Los Angeles
  • 12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
  • California 90025
  • United States
  • Washington
  • 1313 L St. NW, Suite 220
  • District of Columbia 20005