Arab Board: The Arab Council for Health Specialties is an Arab scientific professional body established by the Council of Arab Ministers of Health under the umbrella of the League of Arab States. It has an independent legal personality and its General Secretariat is headquartered in Damascus – the Syrian Arab Republic. It has a temporary headquarters for conducting business in Amman – the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and a liaison office in Cairo – The Egyptian Arabic Republic. The idea of establishing the Council came when the Arab countries began to review their policies in relying on the Arab doctor obtaining a prestigious specialty certificate from one of the foreign bodies as a justification for granting him the title of specialist, which requires that he undergo a sufficient amount of training that will eventually allow him to apply for the examinations required to obtain this certificate.
GARTIO: Global Association of Radiological Technologists of Indian Origin -GARTIO, is the umbrella organization and common platform of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists of Indian Origin working across the globe. India is the second largest country in the world in terms of population and fifth biggest economy. The world’s largest democracy is also the largest producer of skilled manpower and professionals in many sectors including Engineering & Technology, Healthcare, Law and Management. Apart from doctors and nurses, a large number of other professionals from India are also working in the healthcare sector across the globe. These professionals are commonly known as Allied Health Professionals or AHPs.
ISRT: Indian Society of Radiographers & Technologists is the apex National Professional body of Radiographers & Radiological Technologists of Indian origin working across the globe. Radiological Technologist is the umbrella term used to denote all Technology Professionals belong to Radiology, working in various streams and modalities like Diagnostic Radiography & Medical Imaging, Sonography, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy. ISRT was found on 18th May 1997 as ‘Society of Radiographers ‘in a meeting held at Trivandrum. Later during the period 2006 – 2007 by co ordinating all Radiological Technology Professionals in the country and Indian Origin Radiographers working across the globe, the Organization projected itself into the National arena. The present name and constitution were adopted on 9th September 2007 in a meeting held at Cochin, Kerala.
Jordanian Society: The Jordanian Radiological Society (JRS), or جمعية أطباء الأشعة الأردنية in Arabic, is a professional medical organization in Jordan that focuses on the field of radiology and medical imaging. Radiology is a branch of medicine that uses various imaging techniques, such as X-rays, CT scans, MRI, and ultrasound, to diagnose and treat medical conditions. JRS is a professional association that brings together radiologists and healthcare professionals involved in the field of medical imaging and radiology. It serves as a platform for networking, collaboration, and professional development.
The Radiological Association of Bahrain, registered under Bahrain Medical Society, is the first and only radiological society in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Since its inception, the association has worked closely with national and international radiology societies to bring quality educational and research activities to Bahrain.
The mission of the association is to serve the continuing medical educational needs of the local radiologists by supporting radiology education and training while constantly striving to improve the quality of radiological practice
RSP is a professional association of radiologists in Pakistan, which looks after the professional, ethical and tariff interests of radiologists in public service and private practice, RSP is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care through interactive support of members, patients and affiliated healthcare provider organizations.
RSSA: The Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia is an organization of radiological professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that was established to raise the public’s awareness about radiologists and the practice of radiology as well as to provide a platform to enhance the skills and knowledge of its members and advance research in the field of radiology. In establishing the society, the founders and leaders of the society hope to improve the public’s perception of radiology as a profession and contribute as an organization to the betterment of society.
SOR: The Society of Radiographers shapes the healthcare agenda and lead opinion on a wide range of professional issues. They set the standards that become the policies adopted and acclaimed by governments and health professionals worldwide. In the workplace, they pioneer new ways of working and ensure that imaging professionals work in a safe and fair environment.