Association of Medical Doctors of Asia, in short AMDA, is an international organization with a UNNGO ECOSOC states in the United Nation, dedicated to realize a peaceful world community through humanitarian efforts in medical health care sector. Founded in Okayama City, Japan, in 1984, AMDA is a non-governmental, non-profit organization with an international network of 30 chapters and 47 collaborating organizations around the world.
AMDA provides emergency medical aid to people affected by natural as well as man-made disasters. With its special strength in the medical and health sectors, AMDA also implements mid- to long-term social development projects helping people in their community building process. AMDA has worked in more than 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe in collaboration with governments, UN agencies, such as UNHCR, WHO, WFP, UNOCHA, and other specialized agencies and institutions.
AMDA Malaysian Chapter was established in the year 2008. AMDA Malaysia is founded in Penang city. AMDA Malaysia is fully registered NGO which is recognized by the Malaysian Government.
AMDA Malaysia is the Logistic Centre for AMDA international for ASEA region.
The Founder of AMDA Malaysia is Dr. Balavendrian Anthony, who is a palliative care physician.