Clubs and Societies

Alpine Club:

The International HAPE Database

APEX Altitude research group

Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society: or if not working

CIWEC Clinic Kathmandu:

Expedition Advisory Centre:

Himalaya Rescue Association:

IKAR website. The International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine ICAR MEDCOM was founded in 1948 by the Alpine countries as a sub-commission of the International Commission for Mountain Rescue with the aim of improving medical treatment of casualties in the mountains.

International Society for Mountain Medicine:

International Porter Protection Group:

Porter's Progress UK

International Society of Travel Medicine:

UIAA (International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation) Mountain Medicine Centre:


Wilderness Medicine Society: