Many resources are available to support your work. Additional resources for medicine and medical supplies donation sources, medical technology, related organizations, books and further opportunities related to global health are provided here.
American College of Surgeons (ACS): Operation Giving Back
Information about new products and tools available and the ways in which organizations are using them in their medical outreach work. We are eager to learn about these from you and for feedback about their use.
Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)
Mobile Medical Applications for Women’s Health (International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications)
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO):
American Academy of Family Physicians: International Opportunities: Before You Travel Abroad
Safe surgery helps save lives, relieves disability, and prevents death from neglected common conditions. The WHO Surgical Safety Checklist helps improve the safety of surgery and avoid potentially preventable surgical complications.
Americares is committed to advancing safe surgical and anesthesia care. Through our Safe Surgery Initiative, we aim to improve access to safer surgery in low-resource settings by increasing the number of operating room staff that have access to and are trained in the use of pulse oximetry and the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.