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AO Alliance: Tailored solutions for better care of the injured

We value: Partnership · Empowerment · Sustainability

The AO Alliance is a nonprofit development organization dedicated to strengthening care of the injured in over 30 low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia. Our mission is to reduce human suffering, disability, and poverty by implementing programs that enhance local fracture-care capacity for a sustainable impact.

We are one of the most ambitious expressions so far of a determination to reduce musculoskeletal trauma-related morbidity and mortality in LMICs. We accomplish this by investing in local capacity and fostering best practices in patient care and by advocating for injuries to become a global public health priority. In addition, we develop national trauma plans to facilitate the adoption and implementation of critical policies by health authorities.

We are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

Our key principle is investment in local capacity – empowering surgeons and other healthcare workers in their own countries by providing a framework for them to practice their specialty and improve their skills.

Whether you are making a small contribution or partnering with us at a larger scale, we are committed to transparency. La Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS) – the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company – oversees our major undertakings, ensuring accountability to our stakeholders.