CMAT Team 3 checked in at Toronto's Pearson Airport, and ready to leave for Pakistan! L-R: Huma Ali, Samina Ali, Michael Parker, Beverly Parker, Mark Wheeler, Tricia Mackay, Robin Welsford, Rita Jacques and Zohair Kaderbhai.

CMAT Team 3 checked in at Toronto’s Pearson Airport, and ready to leave for Pakistan! L-R: Huma Ali, Samina Ali, Michael Parker, Beverly Parker, Mark Wheeler, Tricia Mackay, Robin Welsford, Rita Jacques and Zohair Kaderbhai.

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 and children who would otherwise be unable to access health services.

CMAT Team 2 - Dr. Katherine Smith administering medication to a young boy.

CMAT Team 2 – Dr. Katherine Smith administering medication to a young boy.

CMAT Primary Health Care Team 3 members include:

  • Rita Jacques, Registered Nurse and Team Leader from Windsor, ON
  • Zohair Kaderbhai, Registered Nurse from Vancouver, BC
  • Dr. Samina Ali, Physician from Edmonton, AB
  • Huma Ali, Medical Resident from Montreal, QC
  • Robin Welsford, Primary Care Paramedic from Vancouver, BC
  • Mark Wheeler, Registered Nurse from Yarmouth, NS
  • Michael Parker, Advanced Care Paramedic from Edmonton, AB
  • Beverly Parker, Registered Nurse from Edmonton, AB
  • Tricia Mackay, Nurse Practitioner from Ottawa, ON

 

CMAT Team 2 - Paramedic Drew Dorssers takes the temperature of a young child.

CMAT Team 2 – Paramedic Drew Dorssers takes the temperature of a young child.

CMAT Team 3 will be joined by several additional members from our American partner, International Medical Assistance Teams (IMAT).  CMAT continues to urgently appeal for donations to support our teams in their efforts to assist the Pakistani people.

CMAT Team 2 - Through a translator, RN Keri Locke takes the history of a young child in Pakistan.

CMAT Team 2 – Through a translator, RN Keri Locke takes the history of a young child in Pakistan.

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