We carry out medical, surgical, humanitarian and emergency medical care brigades for populations in conditions of extreme poverty, social or geographic exclusion, with the purpose of changing lives.
We carry out an average of one brigade per month, lasting three days, in which we benefited close to 700 people with 1,100 specialized medical consultations and 120 surgical procedures.
For each brigade we have an average team of 45 volunteer health professionals, and we transport two tons of cargo of medical equipment, surgical supplies and medicines.
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.