International Medical Corps Overview
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International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and medical relief programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer United States doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care and economic systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
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From the time of deployment to Haiti to my return to California, International Medical Corps was always on top of things. Their logistics , security, media staff were amazing. Being a part of IMC as a medical volunteer during the initial releif phase at University Hospital in Haiti was a life ... more »
I was introduced to International Medical Corps' work during an internship and was immediately struck by their motto, "from relief to self-reliance". Humanitarian work goes beyond band-aid solutions and I was impressed by International Medical Corps' long-standing commitment to not only medical ... more »