Our medical and dental clinics serve the world's most impoverished and those in remote areas with little or no access to health care. And in 2018, we celebrated our 100th medical/dental outreach! Our short-term outreaches serve a vital need, and our hospitals and permanent clinics help many as well.
For one of our medical volunteers, Deborah Scherer, these outreaches are unlike anything she has ever seen in her 33 years of nursing.
“While in Zambia, a lady came through triage with a stick in her eye,” Deborah said. “It had been there for almost a year, and it made her totally blind. My heart was in pain that she had to wait this long to see someone.” Read the full story