The directory is published as a collaboration of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). It is the mission of the World Directory of Medical Schools to list all of the medical schools in the world, with accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information on each school. It contains information for over 2,900 schools, both operational and historical. The World Directory provides a comprehensive compilation of the information previously contained in the IMED and Avicenna directories. France www.faimer.org. Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685 Contact: This objective is met through the development of standards in medical education, by the promotion of accreditation of medical schools, with the development of databases on medical education, through projects on the future of medicine and medical education, and through other publications and partnerships. The World Directory team endeavours to keep the data current, by including new schools, bringing existing entries up to date, and correcting any errors or omissions that are identified. Health systems can only function with health workers; improving health service coverage and realizing the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is dependent on their availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality. FAIMER seeks to improve the health of communities by improving health professions education. The World Health Organization’s World Directory of Medical Schools is no longer incorporated in the Avicenna Directory, but has been transferred to the new World Directory of Medical Schools. Copyright © 2014-2020 by the World Federation for Medical Education and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research. Contact: The World Directory of Medical Schools has been developed through a partnership between the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). Through worldwide activities, FAIMER combines its own expertise with that of local experts to create meaningful and sustained improvements in the systems that produce health care providers and deliver health care. Inquiries and other correspondence regarding the World Directory may be sent to info@wdoms.org. he seventh edition of theWorld directory of medical schools is the result of a wide and coordinated effort encompassing the design, field-testing and translation of questionnaires, the development of an electronic database, and editing, printing and dissemination. Faimer ’ s Avicenna Directory: World Federation for Medical Education 13A chemin du Levant 01210 Ferney-Voltaire France www.wfme.org health... 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