The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the United Kingdom and the English language; encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the United Kingdom; and changing people’s lives through access to education, skills, qualifications, culture and society.
IDP Education ("International Development Program") is an international education organization offering student placement in Australia, and to New Zealand, the USA, UK, and Canada. IDP Education has 45 years' experience in international higher education and has successfully placed over 400,000 international students all over the world. IDP has more than 80 offices in 31 countries and 550 trained counselors. IDP is also a co-owner of the world's most popular high-stakes English language test - IELTS. More than 2.2 million IELTS tests were undertaken around the world in 2017 and over 9000 organizations rely on IELTS including governments for migration assessment, universities for admissions and employers and professional registration bodies. IELTS Australia Pty Ltd manages a network of more than 200 IELTS test centers in over 35 countries. There are over 1000 IELTS test centers globally. IDP Australia partners with University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and the British Council for IELTS tests.
IELTS Life Skills is an English language test, which provides proof of English speaking and listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) levels A1, A2 or B1. It can be used to apply for a ‘family of a settled person’ visa, visa extension, indefinite leave to remain or citizenship in the UK.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. Originally formed in New York City in 1924 as the Association for the Prevention and Relief of Heart Disease, it is currently headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency.
They are known for publishing standards on basic life support and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and in 2014 issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They are known also for operating a number of highly visible public service campaigns starting in the 1970s, and also operate a number of fundraising events. In 1994, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, an industry publication, released a study that showed the American Heart Association was ranked as the 5th "most popular charity/non-profit in America."John Warner, M.D., MBA is president of the American Heart Association for its 2017–18 fiscal year.