GICAM IN INDIA
GICAM’s first commitment in India began in 2016 and gained momentum in 2017-2018, in collaboration with the Freedom from Poverty foundation.
India is a country plagued with vast socio-economic inequalities that mirror as many inequalities in healthcare and access to medical services.
Only 10% of India’s population has some type of healthcare coverage (public or private).
About 85% of all patients are unfortunately children with serious deformations and burns in their hands and feet.
Our luggage is ever ready to take off and go and provide hope to women and children who are less fortunate.
NEWS E UPDATES
In September, 9 of GICAM’s surgeons from Italy and Switzerland performed 37 operations on 33 patients at the CRHP Julia Hospital in Jamkhed (India). In October, we welcomed 5 new members from the Czech Republic into GICAM’s surgical team. They have so far carried out 46 operations on 37 patients. Thanks to the partnership with […]
2019 heralds an abundance of projects and new goals. Besides our well consolidated presence in seven African nations, this year the association has in fact decided to invest in the purchase of another (the second one) “flying operating-room”, complete with all the tools and machines that are necessary towards highly complex types of surgery in […]