We carry out medical, surgical, humanitarian and emergency medical brigades for populations that are in conditions of extreme poverty, social or geographical exclusion, with the purpose of changing lives.#WEGOWHERETHEYNEEDUSMOST
On average we perform a brigade each month, with an average duration of three days, in which we are able to help close to 700 people with 1,100 specialized medical consultations and 120 surgical procedures.
For each brigade we count on average with a team of 45 health professional volunteers, and transport two tons worth of medical equipment, surgical supplies, and medicine.
This type of brigade has a surgical component from which an average of 120 people benefit from each brigade. The PAC transform a hospital from a level I to a level II, being able to put together three operations rooms were specialized procedures such as general surgery, gynecology, and ophthalmology take place.
Medical brigades are conducted in municipalities or villages that don't have a hospital. We provide services for general medicine, gynecology, pediatrics, optometry, ophthalmology, dentistry, nutrition, and obstetric ultrasound.
The Air Patrol does brigades specialized in pediatrics and nutrition, in places were infant mortality rates are higher than the national average.
These types of bridges are made when a catastrophe, natural disaster, or humanitarian crisis occurs. We are first responders and provide primary care in different specialties, depending on the needs of the population.