A tiny preemie spent her first days of life in a neonatal intensive care unit in Kosovo, where she survived thanks to respiratory medication donated by AmeriCares and AbbVie – part of a ten-year program that has saved the lives of approximately 200 infants every year.
AmeriCares has an emergency response team on the ground in Fiji to help with the recovery from Cyclone Winston – the strongest storm on record in the Southern Hemisphere, leaving a path of destruction including flattened homes and downed power lines.
Free and charitable clinics that serve over 2 million patients in the U.S. are adapting their operational model in innovative ways to accommodate declining resources under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new AmeriCares study.
AmeriCares is rushing emergency medicine and relief supplies to South Carolina for families affected by the historic flooding. The shipments are headed to three free clinics in the state serving uninsured and low-income families
Stamford, Conn. – May 2, 2016 – Three tons of medicine and medical supplies from AmeriCares have arrived in Ecuador to resupply hospitals and clinics damaged by the country’s worst earthquake in decades.
(Boston, MA, April 13, 2016) – The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) and AmeriCares, with the aid of a multi-year product-donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb, have initiated a first-of-its-kind program in Africa and Asia aimed at curing hepatitis C (HCV) among patients co-infected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to immediately begin providing enough of the HCV medicine Daklinza (daclatasvir) to treat 10,000 patients.
Ridgefield, CT, March 15, 2016 - Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and AmeriCares today announced a new Health Coach Program at the Boehringer Ingelheim AmeriCares Free Clinic in Danbury, Conn., for uninsured patients with chronic disease.
Since it was established in 1979, AmeriCares has delivered more than $12 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries, including the United States.
More than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need. Because we deliver donated medical and humanitarian aid to a trusted network of health care partners around the world, we multiply the impact of contributions from our supporters many, many times over.