Welcome to Angels in Medicine, the site that highlights the work of medical humanitarians. These individuals and organizations provide healthcare and alleviate suffering for vulnerable populations: the poor, victims of natural disasters and conflicts, and those unable to access quality care.
When an earthquake recently rocked remote regions of Nepal, Mountain Heart Nepal raced to the rescue. Teaming up with Direct Relief and FedEx, their mobile medical units brought free healthcare to over 700 patients in devastated communities, providing critical care from wound treatment to diabetes medication.
As Cyclone Mocha battered Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees faced life-threatening pregnancy complications amid destroyed health facilities. Skilled midwives at a UNFPA hospital saved new mother Khadija, showing the vital need for maternal care when crises and climate disasters strike the displaced.