Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN)
Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN) is a society of doctors, medical students and allied health professionals interested and involved in mountain medicine, high altitude physiology and related maladies. MMSN was established in 2003 as a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization working to understand and explore the science behind the altitude related illnesses and utilizing this knowledge in making the mountains safer.
International Society of Mountain Medicine (ISMM)
The International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM) was founded in 1985 by the medical commission of the Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme. The Society aims to bring together physicians, scientists and allied professionals interested in mountain medicine, to encourage research on all aspects of mountains, mountain peoples and mountaineers, and to spread scientific and practical information about mountain medicine around the world.