Voluntary health organizations active in the prevention or treatment of diseases and conditions that affect specific organs or organ systems in the body. Use this code for organizations that focus on diseases that affect a wide range of organs or organ systems or on those not specified below.
Key words: Alopecia; alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency; Bedwetting; Bladder Diseases; Cystitis; Diseases of the Spleen; Dwarfism; Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa; Endometriosis; Enuresis; Epididymitis; Erectile Dysfunction; Female Genital Diseases; Genitourinary Diseases; Hansens Disease; Hematuria; Hemoglobinuria; Hepatitis; Hydrocele; Impotence; Incontinence; Infertility; Leprosy; Liver Diseases; Male Genital Diseases;Menopausal Disorders; Oliguria; Ovarian Cysts; Penile Diseases; Polyuria; Prostatic Diseases; Psoriasis;Renal Failure; Sjogrens Syndrome; Skin Diseases; Thyroid Diseases; Ureteral Diseases; Urethral Diseases; Urinary Tract Infections; Urination Disorders; Urogenital Diseases; Uterine Diseases; Vaginal Diseases; Vesico-Ureteral Reflux; Vitiligo; Vulvar Diseases
Scope notes: Voluntary Health Agencies provide patient assistance and family support, community services, public and professional education, medical research support, and health-related advocacy.
USE E86 Patient & Family Support for disease-specific organizations that provide only patient & family support.
USE N20 Camps for organizations that provide camping opportunities targeting ill children and youth.
USE the P80 Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations for organizations that provide social services for patients and family of people with health conditions.