Health Check Ups
Overcoming Barriers in Healthcare
Access to healthcare services is a basic right that every human deserves. Yet, millions of Malians continue to struggle to find access to basic services and education on health.
One thing is certain, intervention and prevention save lives.Donate for Health Checkups
How We Address The Healthcare Problem
We are addressing these problems by providing free health services to people in the most need. Anyone can walk into our clinics and request a free health checkup.
Preventative measures and early detection mean that doctors can start immediate care plans. Thus, drastically improving the survival rate and saving countless lives.
THE FREE HEALTH CHECKUP
- Vital signs
- Blood pressure, heart rate, temperature
- Abdominal examination
- Head and neck examination to check lymph nodes, tonsils, and thyroid
- Eye examination
Mobile Medical Units
Embrace Relief supports two mobile health units which travel to remote villages to conduct health checkups. Click here to learn more.
THE MOBILE HEALTH CLINIC
Can travel up to 9 hours outside of Bamako, and includes a health screening room, dental surgery room, cataract surgery room.The Mobile Health Clinic goes to villages once every two months, where they spend 3-7 days examining patients and completing surgeries.
THE MOBILE UNIT
Travels to villages up to 3 hours outside of Bamako, 3x a week. This unit brings general antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, and eye drops.
The mobile team can conduct up to 200 health screenings on every expedition. If our volunteer doctors find a medical issue that cannot be addressed on-site, they are transported to one of our clinics.
Since 2013, the clinics have completed over 36,000 cataract surgeries, conducted over 500,000 health screenings, and trained dozens of local Malian staff along the way.
36,000+ Cataract Surgeries
500,000 Health Screenings
Real People. Real Stories. Real Change
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Testimonial from Dr. Usen Kasenov, a volunteer ophthalmologist from Kazakhstan
Our Other Projects
Mali Medical Center
Healthcare is a basic human right. Check out the three medical centers we support in Bamako, Mali.Learn More
Millions suffer in isolated darkness due to cataracts. Give someone the miraculous gift of sight with a cataract surgery.Learn More