Friday October 22, 2010– CMAT Primary Health Care Team 3 arrived home from Pakistan on Friday, October 22. CMAT volunteers have treated more than 500 patients per week in the field clinic in collaboration with local partner V Need U. Major causes of illness and death include communicable diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, acute respiratory […]
October 6, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ (CMAT) third Primary Health Care Team arrived in Karachi earlier today, and is travelling to work in Pakistan’s flooded region of Sukkur, in interior Sindh province. CMAT’s Primary Health Care team will provide mobile medical clinics for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps housing thousands of people, including women […]
September 24, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ (CMAT) second Primary Health Care, which arrived in Karachi a few days ago, is now working in Pakistan’s flooded region of Sukkur, in interior Sindh province. In collaboration with Pakistani Federal and Provincial authorities, and other NGO partners on the ground, the team identified an area in […]
September 12, 2010: The Conservative government announced Sunday it will continue to match Canadians’ donations to flood-ravaged Pakistan for another three weeks. House Leader John Baird told an Ottawa news conference the government will continue to match every dollar of private donations, extending its original six-week program that was to expire on Sunday. The government’s contribution goes […]
September 10, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ (CMAT) Assessment team, which arrived in Karachi a few days ago, confirmed yesterday the need for Primary Health Care teams to be deployed to Pakistan’s flooded regions. CMAT Team 1 left Toronto’s Pearson Airport late Friday afternoon, and will take with them nearly one half tonne of […]
September 9, 2010 – Earlier today, the CMAT assessment team confirmed that there is a need for CMAT to deploy primary care teams, and so CMAT Primary Health Care Team 1 will be deployed this Friday.
September 8, 2010 – The CMAT/IMAT Rapid Assessment Team departed Toronto on Sunday September 5th, and have spent the last 24 hours conducting a needs assessment in the Thatta region of Southern Sindh province. Martin Metz, Team Leader reports that there are many people who have left their homes and are sleeping in the open […]
September 7, 2010 – CMAT’s Rapid Assessment Team arrived in Karachi, Pakistan late last night, and connected with members from our American affiliate, IMAT early this morning. The five member team has begun its assesment of the southern part of Sindh Province, and are heading towards the town of Thatta. Thatta is a historic town […]
TORONTO, September 3, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) is deploying its initial disaster assessment team to Pakistan, scheduled to leave Sunday afternoon from Toronto’s Pearson Airport. Over 20 million people in the flood-affected country have been displaced, and hundreds of thousands are now at risk of acquiring infectious diseases. CMAT’s team assessment will […]
August 31, 2010 – CMAT is seeking interested and available medical professionals who would like to be considered for possible deployment as a part of CMAT Medical Team volunteers in Pakistan. As floodwaters move through Sindh Province, additional flooding has occurred in low-lying areas, and the incidence of disease is swiftly increasing. Canadian Medical Assistance […]
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Team Foxtrot officially launched from Pearson to Poland/Ukraine last night!!
Thank you to @LOTPLAirlines and station manager Tadeusz Dominski for all their help throughout this deployment.
Safe travels @CMATeams!
A fantastic overview of CMAT’s deployment by team leader David Thanh on CBC radio today. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-46/clip/15912311
Sveta Melchuk shares some Stories told to her during the course of her work in Western Ukraine…. (shared with permission)
“Yesterday I cried. I needed to leave this story for today, on its own. A family of 3 came to the container: a lady her daughter and son-in-law…2
Dr Jonah von Schreeb, @WHO emergency medical team coordinator talks about a training on mass casualties in #Ukraine for healthcare workers in one of the hospitals in Lviv. This training gave the staff confidence that they can manage this type of emergency situation and save lives