Mano a Mano Aviation Program

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Mano a Mano Aviation Program

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  2. 2. OUR SERVICES<br />EVACUATION OF PATIENTS (EMERGENCIES)<br />WEEKEND MEDICAL CLINICS<br />TRAVELING HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES<br />AIR SUPPORT<br />AIR TRANSPORT FOR OTHER MANO A MANO PROGRAMS<br />
  3. 3. EVACUATION OF PATIENTS(EMERGENCIES)<br />We airlift patients who have a medical emergency to urban hospitals for immediate attention.<br /><ul><li> Patients:
  4. 4. 2006 - 2011  962individuals.
  5. 5. Local community  hospital  local commuity.
  6. 6. We return patients to their comunity of origen.
  7. 7. Types of Emergencies:
  8. 8. Acute illness, accidents, snake bites, need for treatment by specialist. </li></li></ul><li>Patients Airlifted<br />Total Patients transported = 962<br />
  9. 9. CHILD WITH CLEFT PALATE TRANSPORTEDTO RECEIVE SPECIALIST TREATMENT.<br />NEWBORN TRANSPORTED FROM HER COMMUNITY TO RECEIVE TREATMENT FOR A TUMOR ON HER HEAD.<br />
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  11. 11. Ambulance is ready for patient as aircraft is arriving<br />
  12. 12. WEEKEND CLINICS<br />We transport Mano a Mano – Bolivia’s volunteer medical personnel to isolated communities to examine and treat patients at no cost.<br /> Health   Education<br />Treatment   Prevention<br /><ul><li> General medicine clinics:
  13. 13. 2006 - 2011  79 weekend clinics. 15.200patients seen.
  14. 14. Specialist services:
  15. 15. We mobilize emergency air transport.
  16. 16. Isolated comunities:
  17. 17. Medical volunteers walk, ride horses, or take a canoe from the airstrip to the patient’s communities.</li></ul>200<br />Pts perWeekend<br />
  18. 18. Weekend clinics<br />(planned)<br />
  19. 19. WEEKEND CLINICS<br />
  20. 20. TRAVELING HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES<br />We fly volunteer health care professionals to rural communities (including tribal) to present workshops on preventing tropical diseases.<br /><ul><li> Malaria.
  21. 21. Dengue.
  22. 22. Leishmaniasis.
  23. 23. Chagas.
  24. 24. Tuberculosis.
  25. 25. Other tropical diseases.</li></li></ul><li>Training Session Held in Mano a Mano Hangar<br />
  26. 26. FOOD DISTRIBUTION CAMPAIGN<br />
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  28. 28. 2010 RESULTS<br /><ul><li>MMA flew 502 hours.
  29. 29. MMA provided transport for 22 weekend clinics forMano a Mano Bolivia.
  30. 30. MMA flew 54 hours todistribute food. Transported approximately 7,000 kilos
  31. 31. MMA airlifted 384 emergency patients.
  32. 32. MMA trasported personnel, equipment and replacement parts for Mano a Mano programs to wherever they were needed.
  33. 33. MMA provided learning experiences for Bolivian youth in administrative areas, piloting and aircraft maintenance.
  34. 34. MMA iniciated a training program for its personnel in pre-hospital management of patients, taught by a member of the Board.
  35. 35. MMA organized a course on medical evacuations that we opened to the public. 60 people attended.</li></li></ul><li>MMA DOES ITS OWN MAINTENANCE AND IS CERTIFIED AS “AN AUTHORIZED MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION” BY THE LOCAL CIVIL AERONAUTIC AUTHORITY.<br />
  36. 36. DGAC (FAA) uses our <br />hangar and Personnel to <br />do accident investigations<br />
  37. 37. Projected flight hours - 2011<br />Other NGOs<br />Mano a Mano Programs<br />Private flights to <br />raise funds<br />700 Hours projected<br />
  38. 38. OUR DREAM<br />
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  40. 40. GRACIAS!!<br />

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