Thanks to your support, it’s been possible to care for over 200,000 patients in 2019 to date — treating people after natural disasters, in conflict zones, and in underdeveloped regions. Here’s what you impacted this year:
Africa • 150 smiles transformed through cleft lip and palate surgeries in Sudan
• Critical medicines and supplies to Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi following Cyclone Idai
Asia • Care for 141,775 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh • Free eye care to 22,073 (including 1787 cataract & 575 minor surgeries) in Pakistan, treatment for 3,208 patient at a rural health center and the establishment of a specialized dental center • Health care project funding in India and Sri Lanka providing primary and diabetes care, and dialysis for 49,974 patients
Middle East • Treatment and medicines for 890 IDPs in Yemen.
• Treatment and medicine for 3,513 Syrian, Iraqi and Palestinian refugees in Jordan, including 183 sight-giving cataract surgeries
• Medical supplies worth $2 million and surgical care in Palestine.
The Americas • Medical mission and free clinic in Haiti providing treatment to 622 patients • Rapid response teams providing critical medical services in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, plus $20,000 in humanitarian aid which benefited 1,578 people • Support of a cancer treatment center assisting indigent patients in Guyana