Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches 85 countries on average, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine, medical supplies and emergency aid. Americares is one of the world’s leading nonprofit providers of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.
Americares responds to more than 30 natural disasters and humanitarian crises worldwide each year, establishes long-term recovery projects and brings preparedness programs to communities vulnerable to disasters.
Americares relief workers are among the first to respond to emergencies, helping to restore health services for survivors.
To improve health outcomes for patients and communities, Americares increases accessibility, availability, affordability and acceptability of medicine and supplies for partner health providers.
In a medicine secure community, every clinic, health worker and patient has reliable, equitable access to medicines and medical supplies.
Americares delivers and supports quality health services at Americares-run clinics and partners with local health centers to address the unique health needs of their communities, focusing on the root causes of illness and disease.
Americares operates four free clinics in Fairfield County, Connecticut, providing care for more than 2,500 low-income, uninsured patients. Staff at Americares Clínica Integral de Atención Familiar in El Salvador see more than 30,000 patients each year, and Americares seven mobile health centers in Mumbai provide care for thousands of residents. In Colombia, Americares primary care clinics provide essential health services for Venezuelans fleeing the humanitarian crisis in their home country.