International Health and Fitness Association (IHFA) Launches Partnership with Leading Online Fitness and Allied Healthcare Professionals Organization, MedFit Network and MedFit Education Foundation
New Delhi, India/Costa Mesa, CA (December 17, 2020) – The International Health & Fitness Association (IHFA), a worldwide group of qualified trainers and therapists who engage to provide quality education and programs on health, fitness and sport sciences has formed a strategic partnership with the MedFit Network, a professional membership organization for fitness, medical and healthcare professionals and MedFit Education Foundation, dedicated to facilitating education and empowering professionals to work with those with medical conditions, chronic disease, disabilities and women’s health issues.
The partnership will provide access to a package of web-based health and fitness education tools including the MedFit Education Foundation, MedFit Classroom, MedFit TV, the newly-launched MedFit Professional magazine, and an online directory to locate fitness and healthcare professionals around the world with experience in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
“MedFit’s lead positioning in the emerging medical fitness space has been very impressive,” said IHFA CEO Vipin Kumar, “Both our organizations embrace the transformation of fitness and wellness for leading the world to a healthier lifestyle.”
MedFit Founder Lisa Dougherty said, “Chronic illnesses and the health risk behaviors that cause them account for the majority of healthcare costs today worldwide. There is a huge opportunity for fitness and allied healthcare professionals to serve as pivotal players to make an impact in our world’s healthcare system.”
Dougherty was selected as a finalist for the White House Champions of Change in 2016, recognizing individuals and businesses doing extraordinary things to empower and inspire members of their communities.
About International Health and Fitness Association
IHFA provides academic and continuing education programs through collaboration with universities, institutions and organizations throughout the world. It organizes academic exchange programs on health, fitness and sports sciences along with employment and placement opportunities for qualified individuals. ihfafitness.com
About the MedFit Network (MFN)
MedFit Network (MFN) is both a professional membership organization for fitness and allied healthcare professionals, gyms, studios, integrative wellness centers, and students as well as a free online resource directory for the publlic to locate fitness and allied healthcare professionals around the world with a background in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation in working with those with chronic disease or medical conditions. medfitnetwork.org.
About the MedFit Education Foundation (MFEF)
The MedFit Education Foundation (MFEF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) founded in 2017 dedicated to creating and facilitating education programming to empower fitness and allied healthcare professionals to work confidently with the aging population and those with chronic disease or medical conditions, disabilities, women’s health issues through online education, webinars and conferences. medfited.org
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