AmeriCares emergency response team is working nonstop to help survivors of super Typhoon Haiyan, with a relief team on the ground coordinating ongoing shipments of emergency medical aid.
A surgical team from New Orleans Medical Mission Services (NOMMS) traveled to Nicaragua, performing more than 30 successful surgeries with the support of AmeriCares and corporate donor, Cardinal Health.
After undergoing heart surgery one year ago, supported by AmeriCares Medical Outreach program, a young Jamaican boy is enjoying an active, healthy life.
AmeriCares supports the Center of Excellence, a Baylor-Romania clinical center, with much need medicines and medical supplies to treat young patients with HIV/AIDS. Thanks to the support of AmeriCares, AbbVie and Abbott, the Center of Excellence continues to expand the resources made available to Romanian children and young adults living with HIV/AIDS, and their families.
AmeriCares Haiyan response team is on the ground in the Philippines, working alongside partner institutions to address the pressing health care concerns of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.
Pontevedra is one of the towns in Roxas where IOM has set up emergency health operations to provide relief for overstretched public healthcare systems by augmenting primary healthcare in coordination with AmeriCares, IOM’s health partner in humanitarian emergencies.
Meet AmeriCares field team coordinating our large-scale response to Typhoon Haiyan.
As part of an ongoing objective to fight diarrheal disease and cholera in Haiti, AmeriCares provided funding for the construction of a community latrine and hand-washing station for partner clinic Rezo Koze Lasante.
In recognition of World Diabetes Day, AmeriCares supported FHADIMAC’s public campaign in Haiti to screen 1,000 patients and raise awareness about diabetes and hypertension.
Through AmeriCares partnership, the Rocksprings Clinic in Georgia provides quality care to uninsured and underserved patients from the area by providing medications and a variety of patient assistance programs.
Medical camps and AmeriCares emergency aid and medical camps helped thousands of survivors of Cyclone Phailin, the strongest storm to hit India since 1999.
A Hurricane Sandy survivor describes her experience swimming alongside Diana Nyad at Nyad Swim for Relief, a 48-hour swim to benefit the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Program.
One year after Hurricane Sandy struck, AmeriCares has provided more than $6.5 million in assistance for Sandy survivors and we continue to help.
AmeriCares has worked with 16 organizations that are helping Sandy survivors with physical disabilities or impairments -- part of $3 million in Sandy recovery funding to date.
AmeriCares has expanded its dental program with Iwate Dental Association to include 5 more dentists with the goal of improving access to dental care for tsunami and earthquake survivors in Japan.
Months after the flood disaster in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, AmeriCares India team continues to respond with free medical camps and distributions of non-food items and water purification to help thousands of survivors.
Ros is one of many breast cancer patients in Cambodia and other developing countries who receives medical support from AmeriCares. In 2011, AmeriCares delivered $1.2 million worth of breast cancer medicines to women in need all over the world.
Because cholera prevention is a central focus for AmeriCares ongoing work in Haiti, World Hand Washing Day is significant for one clear reason: good hygiene plus good sanitation saves lives.
AmeriCares is responding to an urgent need for medical assistance following a deadly earthquake in a remote province of Pakistan. We are rushing an emergency supply of medicines to our partner in a region where access is hampered by serious security concerns.
Famed long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad finished her 48-hour swim marathon in New York, raising money to help Hurricane Sandy survivors via AmeriCares Sandy recovery efforts. The Nyad Swim for Relief follows her record-breaking swim in September from Cuba to Florida.