NYCM Staff treat a severely injured 10 year old girl from an IDP Camp in Cite Militaire, Haiti.
Phil Suarez and Dr Arti Jaiswal carry critical infant to be transported to MSF field hospital 4 hours away from remote North West Pakistan NYCM Field Clinic.
Medic Andrew Fiorillo cleans injury on elderly woman’s foot sustained during Typhoon Haiyan. Click for complete album.
NYC Medics rapidly deploys to remote and difficult to reach areas in disaster zones and complex humanitarian emergencies providing the highest level of medical care with dignity, integrity and compassion to people who would otherwise not have access to aid and relief efforts.
Philippines Wrap Up
Within days after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda struck the Philippines, the NYC Medics rapid assessment team was on the ground, establishing themselves with the Filipino Department of Health (DoH) and with the UN OCHA (Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance) health cluster. This was followed soon after by the NYC Medics medical team, who arrived in the Philippines just eight days after the typhoon first made landfall. The team was made up of 15 volunteers: three physicians, two physician assistants, one nurse practitioner, three registered nurses, five paramedics, and a public health professional… Continue
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