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    Guatemala a volunteer surgical team supported by AmeriCares Medical Outreach gives Felipe his sight back one of 60 life changing eye surgeries performed during their medical trip to provide critical health care to people in need Medical Outreach When Surgery Was Beyond Reach He Had Only One Hope 05 11 15 Read More A volunteer medical team on its regular visit to Bolivia performs a complex surgery for free giving a young college student the ability to eat normally again and live a productive healthy life Vanuatu Emergency Teams Care for Cyclone Pam Survivors in Vanuatu 05 06 15 Read More Responding to Cyclone Pam a category 5 storm that slammed the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu an AmeriCares emergency team supported NYC Medics mobile medical teams in providing emergency medical care to some of the remote islands while assessing longer term health needs El Salvador Mobilizing a Community in El Salvador to Cross a River for Better Health 04 20 15 Read More A community leader mobilizes the people in his farming and fishing community in El Salvador to improve their health and overall quality of life through regular visits to the AmeriCares Family Clinic in Santiago de Maria Global Health Workers Save Lives Every Day 04 06 15 Read More The stories of two frontline health workers represent the many doctors nurses midwives pharmacists and community outreach workers who directly provide health services as part of the global network of health care partners supported by AmeriCares Vietnam Remembering Operation Babylift 40 Years Later 04 03 15 Read More Forty years ago Bob Macauley a Connecticut businessman chartered a plane and helped save the lives of orphan children who had survived a plane crash during the evacuation in the last days of the Vietnam war Operation Babylift gave rise to AmeriCares a global organization dedicated to saving lives and restoring health Global Safe Water and Sanitation Save Lives Worldwide 03 20 15 Read More Clean water saves lives On World Water Day and every day AmeriCares helps to provide safe water access hygiene and sanitation for people at risk here at home and worldwide Peru Two Rare Things One Baby s Condition and a Doctor in Peru Who Could Treat Her 03 17 15 Read More A rare condition and a rare surgery by a volunteer medical team supported with medicine and supplies from AmeriCares Medical Outreach gave a baby in Peru a real smile for the first time in her life El Salvador Grassroots Education and Prevention Helps El Salvador Communities Fight Mosquito borne Diseases 03 17 15 Read More AmeriCares and long term partner FUSAL conducted a grassroots education and prevention campaign in El Salvador that reached 25 000 inhabitants in coastal communities suffering from a high incidence of the mosquito borne viruses of dengue and chikungunya Medical Outreach Medical Outreach Saving a Life in El Salvador 03 17 15 Read More A woman s life is saved when a volunteer medical team on an annual visit

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    part of a new partnership between AmeriCares and the International Organization for Migration IOM and funded by USAID to provide qualified medical personnel and adequate medical supplies for an Ebola Treatment Unit Armenia Collaboration with the National Guard Airlifts Aid to Armenia 11 14 14 Read More AmeriCares collaboration with Kansas Air National Guard and our partner in Armenia airlifted a shipment of critical medicines to help health care providers in the country reach more patients in need of treatment in areas with limited resources United States AmeriCares and AMA Launch Program to Help Low Income Americans Prevent Diabetes 11 05 14 Read More AmeriCares and the American Medical Association AMA are introducing a targeted health care program designed to help low income and uninsured Americans delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes Seven free and charitable clinics have been chosen to launch the Initiative Liberia A Volunteer Doctor Saves Lives in Liberia 10 27 14 Read More Dr Richard Sacra Dr Richard Sacra a volunteer doctor working with SIM USA using medicines and supplies donated by Medical Outreach program travelled to Liberia in the midst of the Ebola outbreak to perform critical surgeries He saved lives and then becoming ill survived Ebola Pakistan Humanitarian Aid Reaching Remote Pakistan Villages Devastated by Floods 10 03 14 Read More AmeriCares emergency response manager in Pakistan is working with local partner organizations to distribute much needed relief supplies to remote villages devastated by September monsoon flooding Gaza and the West Bank Medicines and Medical Supplies Will Help Thousands Affected by Gaza Crisis 09 24 14 Read More AmeriCares is sending 1 million worth of medicines and medical supplies for health centers in Gaza as thousands affected by the 50 day Israel Palestinian conflict begin the recovery process Syria Refugees to Benefit from New Clinton Global Initiative Commitment 09 22 14 Read More Thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing to Jordan will receive enhanced health care as the result of a new partnership between AmeriCares and Medtronic Inc announced at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City Romania Camp Ray of Hope Celebrates its Ninth Anniversary in Romania 09 11 14 Read More AmeriCares and Baxter International support Camp Ray of Hope in Romania with blood clotting medicines that offer camp attendees with hemophilia the unique opportunity to engage in physical activity India AmeriCares Responds to Emergency Needs of Bihar Flood Survivors 09 03 14 Read More AmeriCares India team has mobilized emergency aid to help survivors of widespread flooding in northern Bihar state gain access to basic health care along with water purification nutritional and other humanitarian supplies United States Providing Temporary Shelter for Texas Border Crisis 09 02 14 Read More Working with a local partner on the Texas border AmeriCares has provided a new air conditioned tent to ensure that migrant families fleeing violence in Central America have a safe place to sleep and receive care before they continue on their journey Bangladesh Pharmacist Training Has

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    06 17 14 Read More AmeriCares Haiti team has been busy in advance of another active Atlantic Hurricane Season June 1 to November 30 predicted by the National Weather Service The team has prepositioned cholera medicines and supplies and family preparedness kits to help families in flood prone communities Sri Lanka Global Prepositioning Program Helps Families in Sri Lanka Flooding 06 16 14 Read More When deadly floods forced more than 300 families from their homes in western Sri Lanka in early June emergency workers used supplies provided by AmeriCares to help survivors Haiti AmeriCares and Project Medishare Provide Support to Haiti Hospital 06 12 14 Read More AmeriCares works closely with Project Medishare to help provide critical medical supplies and equipment to help Hôpital Bernard Mevs in Haiti meet the needs of the many people who rely on its services El Salvador Combating Child Malnutrition in El Salvador 06 05 14 Read More AmeriCares has worked with donors and partners to help fight malnutrition in El Salvador and provide support to families for a child s healthy growth and development Lebanon Refugees from Syria Get Life Saving Kidney Dialysis in Lebanon 06 02 14 Read More Syrian refugees fleeing to Lebanon face challenges managing chronic and sometimes life threatening diseases Each year AmeriCares sends shipments of lifesaving medicines and supplies to ANERA Lebanon to reach underserved Lebanese and the refugee population including the growing number of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria Philippines Repairing and Rebuilding Health Centers in the Philippines 05 27 14 Read More In collaboration with the Philippines Department of Health and local partners AmeriCares is repairing 67 community health centers damaged by Typhoon Haiyan This work will restore health services for an estimated 1 3 million people Japan Supporting Disaster Survivors with Disabilities in Japan 05 27 14 Read More As part of its Japan recovery work after the 2011 triple disaster AmeriCares worked with The Association for Aid and Relief Japan AAR Japan to supported the rebuilding of a workshop for people with disabilities in Shiroishi Rwanda When Childbirth Threatens a Young Woman s Future 05 22 14 Read More A young woman facing a grim future in Rwanda has her health and life restored by a volunteer medical team performing obstetric fistula surgery United States Helping Uninsured Patients Breathe Easier 05 22 14 Read More To help low income and uninsured patients breathe easier and avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital AmeriCares is providing a record quantity of respiratory medicines to hundreds of clinics and community health centers across the United States in 2014 United States One Year Later Nearly 3 7 Million in Oklahoma Tornado Aid 05 20 14 Read More One year after the Moore Oklahoma tornado AmeriCares has provided nearly 3 7 million in aid to help meet the immediate and long term health needs of survivors South Sudan South Sudan Crisis Filling Urgent Needs for Medicine 05 19 14 Read More AmeriCares is working with Baylor International Pediatric AIDs

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    Health in Fukushima 04 21 14 Read More The AmeriCares gardening project in Japan s Fukushima Prefecture works to improve the psychological and emotional well being of disaster survivors The program provides the opportunity for participants to plant and garden without the fear of radiation which is still relatively high throughout the region Medical Outreach Program In Honduras A Child s Life Forever Changed 04 17 14 Read More The surgical team that helped dozens of children in Honduras is just one of nearly 1 000 volunteer medical teams that use donated medicines and supplies from AmeriCares to provide charitable health care in more than 75 countries each year Medical Outreach Program A Joint Partnership Gives Patients with Arthritic Disease Renewed Mobility 04 14 14 Read More For three years AmeriCares and Operation Walk USA have partnered to provide hip and knee replacements for uninsured and underinsured patients throughout the U S who suffer from arthritic disease and could not otherwise afford the life changing surgeries Tanzania Safe Healthy Hospital Workers in Tanzania 04 10 14 Read More More than 1 000 health workers in Tanzania have benefited from hepatitis B vaccinations safety training medicines and supplies provided through the Health Worker Safety Initiative launched by AmeriCares in 2009 United States Our VOLUNTEERS A Lifeline to Better Health 04 07 14 Read More National Volunteer Week shines a well deserved spotlight on the crucial work of the dedicated volunteers at AmeriCares Peru Good News in Diabetes Prevention and Care Now This Father Can Help Others 04 07 14 Read More AmeriCares and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation are collaborating on a new program to improve the health of hundreds of adults in northwestern Peru who are at increased risk of diabetes Syria New Emergency Medical Aid Sent to Syria 03 31 14 Read More As the deadly Syria crisis enters its fourth year AmeriCares has provided more than 3 5 million in medical and humanitarian aid to help reduce suffering for families affected by the crisis Japan Critical Transportation Program Gives Patients Health Care Access in Yamada 03 26 14 Read More In one targeted recovery program after the 2011 tsunami The Association for Aid and Relief Japan AAR Japan and AmeriCares have provided funding for a vital transportation service that takes patients from Yamada to their medical appointments at a hospital in Miyako Japan Japan 3 Years Later 8 6 Million in Aid 03 11 14 Read More Three years after the devastating earthquake tsunami and radiation disaster AmeriCares remains firmly on the ground in Japan with a clear plan of action to bring health and healing to people still struggling in the aftermath Rwanda International Women s Day Spotlight Fistula Repair and Prevention 03 07 14 Read More International Women s Day spotlight AmeriCares supports the International Organization for Women and Development an organization that provides organization that provides surgical expertise and resources for the prevention diagnosis and treatment of fistula Japan Elderly Men in Japan Learn to

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    protective gear for cleanup and relief supplies for displaced families Japan Bringing Smiles to Mothers and Babies in Japan 01 13 14 Read More Baby Smile Ishinomaki provides mental health and child rearing support services for mothers with young children in Ishinomaki Japan AmeriCares Japan has helped the nonprofit evolve into a model organization by providing funding and managerial support Haiti A Teenager Walks Again in Haiti 01 10 14 Read More A teenager who lost his legs in the 2010 Haiti earthquake is able to walk again with prosthetic legs from the AmeriCares supported BRAC Limb and Brace Center in Haiti Haiti Haiti 4 Years Later 76 3 Million in Aid Provided 01 10 14 Read More Four years after the devastating Haiti earthquake AmeriCares remains firmly on the ground with a clear plan of action to bring health and healing to people still struggling in the aftermath AmeriCares Free Clinics New Free Clinic of Stamford Puts Health Within Reach for Neighbors in Need 01 09 14 Read More AmeriCares new Stamford Connecticut free clinic has begun treating patients aboard a 40 foot mobile clinic with two exam rooms The mobile clinic is expected to provide 1 200 patient visits and 900 000 in free medical services in its first year India A Milestone of Health in India s Slums 12 23 13 Read More AmeriCares India now sends four mobile medical clinics into Mumbai slum neighborhoods six days a week providing quality primary care and health education More than 100 000 patient consultations have been conducted since the program began Philippines Field Report Meeting Immediate and Long Term Health Needs on Panay Island 12 19 13 Read More Brian Hoyer director of AmeriCares post emergency programs and a member of our Haiyan response team worked with partners on Panay Island in the Philippines in the weeks following Typhoon Haiyan to help meet the immediate needs of survivors India AmeriCares India Honored For Uttarakhand Flood Response 12 17 13 Read More Shri Surinder Singh Negi Honorable Minister of Medical Health honored AmeriCares India Foundation for its response to the catastrophic flooding in Uttarakhand during a ceremony in Rudraprayag on Nov 30 United States Health and Hope Restored for Louisiana Mom 12 11 13 Read More AmeriCares donated 2 million in cardiovascular medication and equipment to U S clinic partners during American Heart Month equipment to its U S partner clinics These donations put health within reach for patients across the country El Salvador Yaiza s New TOMS Shoes 12 11 13 Read More AmeriCares and TOMS work together to distribute new shoes to children in schools and communities in El Salvador Medical Outreach Program Raniel One Year Later A Young Life Transformed 12 04 13 Read More After undergoing heart surgery one year ago supported by AmeriCares Medical Outreach program a young Jamaican boy is enjoying an active healthy life Romania Growing Up Young Adults Manage HIV AIDS and Family Life in Romania 11 26 13 Read More AmeriCares

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    Needs Remain for Sandy Survivors with Disabilities 10 25 13 Read More 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 Japan Expanding Mobile Dental Care in Japan 10 22 13 Read More 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 India Uttarakhand Flood Response Continues 10 22 13 Read More 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 Cambodia Renewed Hope for Breast Cancer Patients in Developing World 10 21 13 Read More 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 Global Clean Hands Save Lives 10 15 13 Read More 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 United States Diana Nyad Finishes 48 Hour Swim for Sandy Survivors 10 11 13 Read More 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 Pakistan Emergency Medical Aid for Pakistan Earthquake Survivors 10 11 13 Read More 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 Japan Advocating for Mental Health on a Global Stage 10 09 13 Read More By funding both community directed programs and caregiver training programs in Japan and in the U S AmeriCares is providing both immediate and lasting mental health support for disaster survivors United States Helping the Youngest Sandy Survivors Heal 10 07 13 Read More AmeriCares has funded 1 3 million in programs to meet the mental health and case management needs of children and adult survivors of Hurricane Sandy Bangladesh Vitamin A Deliveries Help Thousands of Children in Bangladesh and Afghanistan 10 07 13 Read More As part of a global effort to reduce micronutrient deficiency and increase child survival rates AmeriCares and Vitamin Angels have launched a partnership to provide donated high dose Vitamin A to select health care institutions serving children at risk United States Sandy Recovery Continues Over 625 000 in New Funding 10 03 13 Read More To help meet crucial needs gaps in health care access mental

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    deliver new shoes to impoverished children in Guatemala and other countries around the world including Uzbekistan the Philippines Armenia and El Salvador Pakistan Pre Positioned Flood Relief Helps 425 Families in Pakistan 09 03 13 Read More As 1 4 million people struggle amid devastating flooding in Pakistan AmeriCares pre positioned relief supplies helped partners reach families with cucial aid as quickly as possible Central African Republic Medical Aid Arrives in Central African Republic 08 29 13 Read More An AmeriCares shipment of urgently needed emergency medical kits has arrived in the Central African Republic to provide primary care to people suffering amid an escalating civil conflict Mali Mauritania Urgently Needed Medical Aid Headed to Mauritania 08 26 13 Read More AmeriCares has sent a new shipment of emergency medical aid to partners working in Mauritania to curb the spread of deadly diseases including malaria and cholera that persist in crowded camps Syria New Emergency Aid Shipment to Help Families Fleeing Syria 08 21 13 Read More A new shipment of emergency medical aid is being rushed to our response partners the latest in AmeriCares large scale response to help families fleeing the violence in Syria South Sudan South Sudan Crisis New Emergency Medical Aid Underway 08 19 13 Read More In response to conflict and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan AmeriCares has responded with a new shipment of emergency aid to help 15 000 people suffering from serious infections malaria pain and disease Celebrating 10 Years of Nutritional Support for Children in Vietnam 08 15 13 Read More The Pediatric Nutrition Program in Vietnam recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary AmeriCares partnerships with the Giao Diem Humanitarian Foundation and the Abbott Fund have substantially improved the health and lives of approximately 22 000 preschool children living in rural areas where resources are scarce and hunger prevalent Sierra Leone Cholera Case Management Education Saves Lives in Sierra Leone 08 09 13 Read More AmeriCares Global Cholera Initiative aims to reduce infection rates and save lives worldwide with rapid deliveries of treatment supplies and prevention training The effort continues in Sierra Leone where an alarming outbreak sickened and killed thousands in late 2012 Mali Sahel Crisis Clean Safe Water Helps Refugees Fleeing Mali 08 06 13 Read More AmeriCares latest emergency aid shipment 1 million units of water purification product has arrived to help families in the Mbera refugee camp in Mauritania The delivery is part of an ongoing response to the Sahel crisis in West Africa India Protection from Hepatitis B Begins Before Birth 07 25 13 Read More In the slums of Mumbai India AmeriCares mobile medical teams are going door to door educating women about Hepatitis B The two year project is identifying and helping hundreds of expectant mothers with the virus and vaccinating their newborns Haiti A Toothbrush of Their Own Improving Child Health in Haiti 07 25 13 Read More The AmeriCares Medial Outreach program donated medicines and supplies to aid a short term medical mission

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    at St Martin s Healthcare Center in Indiana The fire and resulting smoke damage destroyed the center s inventory of medications medical and dental supplies Medical Outreach Program Healing Hearts in Jamaica 06 20 13 Read More AmeriCares Medical Outreach program supports volunteer health professionals traveling overseas to help patients in need One such patient 11 year old Raniel received the open heart surgery he needed to fulfill his lifelong wish to run and play with his friends Syria Syria Crisis Urgent Medical Gaps Create Dire Situation for Refugees 06 19 13 Read More A team of AmeriCares aid workers in the field have reported urgent medical gaps in Syria and neighboring countries where our partners are providing crucial care and humanitarian aid to people fleeing the horrific violence Myanmar Surgical Outreach Team Helps Patients in Myanmar 06 17 13 Read More In five days on site in Myanmar a surgical team outfitted with medicines from AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program worked with local doctors and nurses to screen patients conduct surgeries and educate local medical professionals United States More than 6 5 Million in Sandy Aid 06 10 13 Read More AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery team continues working with clinics shelters and partners to deliver aid and emergency grants to ease the suffering of families in need throughout the tri state area Bangladesh Help for Injured Survivors of Bangladesh Disaster 06 10 13 Read More AmeriCares shipped of 3 000 pounds of emergency medicines and supplies emergency medical aid to Bangladesh to help reduce the suffering of survivors injured in the deadly building collapse The shipment included medicines and surgical supplies needed to treat hundreds of trauma patients like Rebeka and Marium who sustained crush injuries in the disaster United States Putting Health First in a Time of Crisis 05 29 13 Read More Amber Kriesel knew she had to act fast Sixteen minutes after the emergency sirens sounded in Moore Okahoma a monstrous tornado touched down Ghana One Child One World Lasting Help for Ghana s Orphans 05 23 13 Read More To prevent malnutrition among Ghana s orphaned children AmeriCares launched One Child One World a five year pilot program helping vulnerable children aged 0 18 months living in 30 residential homes Tanzania Fistula Repair Healing and Hope for Women in Tanzania 05 22 13 Read More AmeriCares project at Bugando Medical Centre provides cost free skilled fistula repair services and allows women like Amina to regain their health their dignity and their lives Syria Syria Crisis Crucial Medical Aid Helps Refugees 05 20 13 Read More As the deadly civil war in Syria rages AmeriCares has provided more than 2 million in medical aid including antibiotics chronic disease medicines and wound care supplies to help countless patients in desperate need United States Disaster Relief Team Deployed to Oklahoma 05 20 13 Read More AmeriCares emergency response team has been deployed to Oklahoma to assess urgent needs and coordinate deliveries of medical and emergency aid Afghanistan

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