Failure to access and apply reliable healthcare information is a leading cause of preventable death and suffering worldwide. HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) is a global social movement to improve the availability and use of reliable healthcare information and reduce the harms of misinformation. It has more than 20,000 members (health workers, librarians, publishers, researchers, policymakers...) and works closely with the World Health Organization.
The HIFA Vision:

A world where every person will have access to the healthcare information they need to protect their own health and the health of those for whom they are responsible

In the spotlight

Richard Horton, The Lancet: "Immediate access to reliable health information should be the hallmark of a just society"

HIFA thanks Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet, for continuing to champion the importance of access to... Read more
Healthcare Information For All is an ambitious goal but it can be achieved if all stakeholders work together.
World Health Organization
HIFA brings together all stakeholders on six forums:
HIFA | CHIFA (Child health) | HIFA-French | HIFA-Portuguese | HIFA-Spanish | HIFA-Zambia

Join us. To send a message to HIFA (English), just send an email to

Collaborate with HIFA to accelerate progress towards our shared vision. Partner with our growing list of current financial supporters (below).