DIRECT RELIEFSanta Barbara, California
Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 U.S. states and in more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care.
Sick people who don’t receive care can’t work; they get poor or stay poor, and people who are poor are at higher risk of getting sick.
Breaking this vicious cycle is an enormously complex endeavor, which requires changes in many areas other than health services. But under any scenario, better access to health services is essential.
Direct Relief’s medical assistance programs equip health professionals working in resource-poor communities to meet the challenges of diagnosing, ... Read More