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Nonprofit Overview

Mission: To expand humanitarian medical care throughout the developing world, by providing advanced, high-tech hospital resources and medical training ... needed in our very ailing world.

Results: Global Flying Hospitals is a growing and vibrant charity with a powerful vision. Our focus is on Hercules cargo aircraft ferrying roll-off 21st Century high-tech surgical hospitals. We invite you to join as a supporter, sponsor, cheerleader or a Global Partner. (Global Partners donates $23 a month for one year). Individual donations of $30, $50, $100, $1,000 or more are most welcomed.. Corporate sponsorship is invited, and a number of high profiles brands are already in alliance. This gives a high profile to your CSR. Our base in Macau SAR, next door to Hong Kong. The Macau Government has provided free landing and parking fees for humanitarian aircraft, and it's the geographical 'bull's-eye' for reaching developing countries. This gives HUGE savings and efficiency of operations.

Target demographics: One-third of our planet's inhabitants, or two billion people, are in dire need of medical care - and with an exploding population a new way is needed. Children are the worst affected.

Direct beneficiaries per year: In the past, we have provided eye surgeries to app. 300 per year, and other surgical treatments as Cleft Pallet, at about 200 a year, by utilizing normal commercial aircraft to deliver medical professional volunteers.This will dramatically change as we hand over flying hospitals to humanitarian charities that are already well established.

Community Stories

27 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Advisor

Rating: 5

I have known the founder (Neill Newton) since 2012 when we met in China. He shred his story of the vision of taking the hospital to the people and countries in need. This was truly visionary, although there was already a flying eye hospital in existence. Since that time he and his team have modified the vision to be more practical than a wide bodied jet, using cargo aircraft and purpose built roll-off mobile hospitals, in order to access unprepared and small airstrips in remote areas. In our changing world, more than ever, people need help. Deserving people need our help.

1 Ute C.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Neill and I connected over 6 years ago through our mutual passion for making a difference in humanitarian logistics and the sustainable provision of medical care to those most in need. His laser sharp focus on his vision has seen him achieve success after success no matter how immense the challenges!

He truly possesses the kind of infectious determination that is so rare today, making him without a doubt an exceptional leader in global humanitarian medical care and I sincerely hope that our path will cross again sooner than later.

Until then, Neill - I wish you and all at Global Flying Hospitals only the very best and encourage everyone to support your cause. With both natural and man made disasters on rapid increase we all need you.

Thank you


2 Darin S.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been following Neil Newton for over 6 years.. his love to help others in need with Global Flying Hospitals is obvious... HIs perseverance is an easy sign of his conviction to make an impact on humanity.. I highly suggest that ay

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The world needs help. Global Flying Hospital, can make some changes. With their dedicated team, I firmly believe they can pave the way to help the unfortunate, the poor and the needy. Let's support their organization......

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Life's beautiful! Share it. That is the motto of Global Flying Hospitals. For me, I want to share by endorsing Global Flying Hospitals team, in their quest to provide free medical care to suffering people in developing countries.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

As a nurse, a social media entrepreneur and a mother, I can see the importance of the value that Global Flying Hospitals brings to the world. The ability to bring state-of-the art medical teams right to the location of the emergency is an important asset and critically valuable solution for a world filled with natural catastrophes and human-generated disasters. I encourage anyone who has the empathy to feel the pain and suffering of those less fortunate than ourselves to support Global Flying Hospitals in anyway they can, as a much needed and valuable resource for medical emergency and a force first responder social stability.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

In a world of increasing natural and man made disasters, there is a growing need for resources that can replace "boots on the ground" with humanitarian medical aid on the ground - Global Flying Hospitals repurposing of military cargo planes into flying hospitals - swords into plowshares - offers a major alternative solution and brings world class medical treatment to the innocent victims of war and natural disaster.

Supporting organizations like Orbis Flying Eye Hospitals, Doctors Without Borders and other NGOs — Global Flying Hospitals, a non governmental organization, fills a critical need in professional medical treatment for catastrophic events and disaster recovery. Corporate, institutional, NGO and individual Donor support will help bring this important and timely life saving resource directly to those who need it most.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The time to make a change for the better is now! We need to bring health and happiness to as many as possible. GFH is one of the organizations that can make this happen. So join and support GFH today in their mission to create a better, healthier world for us all.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

What we do today will affect tomorrow in our world. Or what we do not do will also change our world. I choose to support Global Flying Hospitals as they have this powerful plan by taking sophisticated medical care to the most poorest regions. World changing!!

1

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 4

I am the CEO and co-founder of the Bottom Billion Fund, a nonprofit, microfinance investment fund. We are committed to investment in high quality microfinance that includes people living in extreme poverty (living on less than $1.25/day). We believe in sustainable and scalable solutions that improve the incomes and opportunities of our poorest brothers and sisters. Often for these poorest clients, access to the basics of primary health care is a major challenge and a powerful way to end preventable child and maternal deaths,

Global Flying Hospitals and its founder Neill Newton came to my attention through my friend Peter Young, who introduced me to Neill. Neill's vision of providing temporary, high quality health care in remote areas as a stepping stone to permanent clinics and hospitals is right on the mark.

The poorest people in poor countries and regions in the world need access to health care. Global Flying Hospitals is a wonderful solution. I laud this vision and urge broad support to save the lives of women and children.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I was introduced to Global Flying Hospital by Peter Young and I will wholeheartedly say It's a blessing to get to know about Global Flying Hospital (GFH).

The aim,vision and objectives of GFH makes it an outstanding organization and I know anybody who comes in contact with this organization will out rightly support it.

The vision to bring health care and solution not only to the developing world but the remote areas of these countries in dire need of care and treatment makes this project magnificent and a worthwhile cause to support.

Coming from a developing country (Ghana) I know and have experienced how scarce and expensive health care and treatment is,especially to the underprivileged or in the remote areas.
Knowing and seeing how common diseases are killing our people is a heart breaking trauma especially if there is nothing one can personally do about it.Imagine how your soul will feel if you help save a life?

It is on this note and many others which include knowing how open minded,transparent and committed the founder (Neill Newton) is,that I wholeheartedly give my entire endorsement to support GFH and be part of the team to bring GFH to Africa to help save the lives of these underprivileged people.

1

Donor

Rating: 5

A note to thank GFH for making a difference. I know Global Flying Hospital since over 10 years and have assisted their vision ever since I met their outstanding leadership. There were many factors involved in my decision to support; however, most important is that the professionalism Global Flying Hospitals is delivering much required assistance and the passion to help as an organization in an unique and efficient manner. BRAVO!

1 Bob_69

Advisor

Rating: 5

Without an organization such as GFH, so many needy people in remote locations would be without even basic health care. I had my first insight into GFH last year while working behind the scenes to obtain a Hercules aircraft so their vision could be fully realized. Now I feel privileged to once again be involved in researching appropriate aircraft for them to fulfill their dream of providing care where most needed in the far corners of the world. I look forward to the day I see their vision in action. To be part of this vision will give me so much personal and professional satisfaction.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Global Flying Hospitals is an outstanding organization that works on an innovative aeromedical model to providing capacity building and health service delivery to underserved communities. Through their innovative partnerships and developing of "mobile medical units" to be flown onboard aircraft, they have broadened their reach and scope of service tremendously. I expect to continue hearing great things about GFH!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I found out about this incredible organization through my friend Frankie P. in Toronto Canada. She has a passion for giving and when she told me about Global Flying Hospitals, I knew she was with an organization that could and WOULD make a big DIFFERENCE in our world.

The vision of GFH is a paradigm shift in the way we look at caring for others. Making a contribution to them with your time and of course your dollars and cents -- just makes extremely good sense.

1

Advisor

Rating: 5

GFH is a charity with a great vision, that of bringing health care to those in remote sites in desperate need of treatment. It overcomes difficulties experienced with traditional ways of providing healthcare support to developing countries. GFH airplanes will be able to reach where the others can't, and can bring state of the art equipment and doctors to contexts where that is only dreamed of. The resilience of this humanitarian organisation in face of a global crisis is in itself commendable and far exceeds expectations. GFH reinvented itself in Asia, but it is more global than ever. I provide pro bono legal advice in Macau for GFH and I have witnessed a daily effort in setting and expanding the organisation. GFH passed the tests and hurdles with flying colours!

1

Board Member

Rating: 4

With many disasters around the world and will continue to happen, we want to reach the sick and unfortunate by working with NGOs, Governments and UN, in emergency relief and also when the volunteers have left.
In addition, we intend to contribute to the standards of medical staff in the countries we visit.

We have a team that is passionate to the mission and cause of GFH.


1

Advisor

Rating: 5

It was in 2006 that I was first introduced to Neill Newton and Global Flying Hospitals.

From the outset on hearing from Neill and the outline / vision he had for GFH, my family and I knew this was an organisation that would be a world leader in the provision of medical care and medicinal training to the parts of the world that are not with the luxuries that others have available.

We knew that Neill had the vision.
We also knew that GFH is something that is needed in this ailing world.

The ability to quickly and efficiently get mobile clinics to the remote parts of the world that are in dire need of such help and support. To get leaders from their speciality fields of medicine to locations elsewhere in the world to not just perform but to also be the teachers of others, is a big, bold vision.

But that vision is achievable.

The required professionals are there....
The tools and equipment to make this happen are there....
And the people requiring this care are definitely there.

The business model of using versatile C-130 aircraft and mobile/deployable hospitals is solid and sound.
The solution will be life changing for many. It will bring not just life but also hope to the people that are desperately requiring this help.
The ability to load, transport and then unload/setup a state of the art medical facility in a location that would never have this sort of capability will impact the lives of many.

I take my hat off to Neill for sticking to the GFH vision through the hard years.
This is one organisation that I put 100% support behind and I look forward to seeing that large bright butterfly on the tail of many aircraft.


Craig Wylie
Boeing Defence Australia
737 AEW&C Aircraft Systems Support Focal

1 Donna109

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Global Flying Hospitals, through Dr. Neil Newton since original introduction have been diligent and tenacious helping advise and deliver assistance in and for the needs of many. Professional staff follows though in keeping door open for communications.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Whilst during my tenure as Hotel Manager of the Sofitel Macau I was introduced to Mr. Neill Newton. A persevering gentleman, with an extraordinary humanitarian vision and working tirelessly to making a medical philanthropic organization stand its own within an increasingly less bounteous community. Not an easy task!

Neill determined, hard-working and enthusiastic character is affectionate from the moment you will meet with him. His values/convictions and humanitarian point of view are admirable and unique. So much so that after we met Neill the first time we pledged and committed our company/hotel support in launching a unique and visionary initiative in a profound new role by engaging as a corporate sponsor of Global Flying Hospitals.

Sofitel’s tag line states; “Life is Magnifique”.  Meaning life in a Sofitel hotel property is indeed magnificent, with a strong French influence from this French hotel group.  Global Flying Hospitals tag line states; “Life is beautiful!”  Share it. Which simply means, for those enjoying life, let us also share with our less fortunate neighbours in developing countries. Both the management of Sofitel and Global Flying Hospitals agree, that life is indeed magnifique … and should be shared.

Through our combined efforts in various projects by raising monetary funds we have a vision. To utilize our luxury environment and surrounding to spur our guests to assist and share in the healing of our ailing planet, by supporting this humanitarian medical charity. By staying at a Sofitel Luxury Hotel and choosing Sofitel as your hotel of choice, you will be able to say Life is Magnifique… and to share with others via Global Flying Hospitals.

Should you like to know more about our combined efforts, look me up and I would delighted to share with you our undertakings and subsequent achievements.

Rens Breur
General Manager
Sofitel Luxury Hotels