Organization Profile

Flying Doctors of America

212 W. Ironwood Dr.
Suite D-129
Coeur d' Alene, ID 83814
United States

Contact: Allan M. Gathercoal
Telephone: 208-651-0151
Fax: 678.496.4610

Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: Flying Doctors of America, a division of Medical Mercy Missions, Inc. a registered 501c(3) corporation, brings hope and healing to the world's poor. Our mission volunteers donate their time to travel throughout the world to bring medical/dental care where the need is the greatest. This organization has helped over 200,000 people in the last 20 years.

Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name: Flying Doctors of America

Countries/Regions Served: Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Carribean, South Asia, Worldwide (all countries), Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mongolia, Nepal, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Vietnam

Duration: One Week - Latin America, Two Weeks - Africa, China, India, Mongolia, Southeast Asia and South Pacific

Recruited Personnel: Medical Professionals

Language Requirements: None, Interpreters are provided

Accommodations: Varies with site

Materials Needed: Hand Instruments