1) At a minimum, a general practitioner offers free care to populations excluded from the health system of their country.
2) At best, the medical caravan joins other local associations in order to be even more efficient in its care. The caravan then stays for several months in this same association before leaving.
3) In between, other doctors from different specialties join the medical caravan in order to offer certain more specific treatments.
The medical caravan practices nomadic medicine.
It travels directly to isolated populations, living in remote villages and which have no access to health services.
The objective is to do prevention, to detect curable diseases and to care for the sick before their health conditions worsen.
For this purpose, we have an autonomous medical practice to manage multiple situations.
In order to be as efficient as possible in our care, the caravan joins other local associations, all working for a better health system. They help us understand the culture of the population, the different needs per village and the epidemiological context.
When our theoretical skills or our medical equipment are inadequate or insufficient, the caravan becomes an ambulance and allows us to bring our patient closer to a health center.
If the donations are sufficient, we will cover the cost of hospitalization and the treatments necessary for the well-being of our patient.
Beyond being a solidarity action, the medical caravan is also a project open to the world. The caravan doctors will be able to train in different medicines, more traditional, more ancestral than our modern medicine. Different doctors, from different specialties, will temporarily join the project.
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