AmeriCares has an emergency response team on the ground in Fiji to help with the recovery from Cyclone Winston – the strongest storm on record in the Southern Hemisphere, leaving a path of destruction including flattened homes and downed power lines.
Free and charitable clinics that serve over 2 million patients in the U.S. are adapting their operational model in innovative ways to accommodate declining resources under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new AmeriCares study.
Stamford, Conn. – May 18, 2016 – AmeriCares, the emergency response and global health organization, has welcomed Christine Squires as its Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer. In her new role, Squires will provide both strategic leadership and hands-on tactical execution of fundraising efforts for AmeriCares health programs worldwide. She will be responsible for all corporate, foundation and individual giving, including more than $500 million in annual product donations from pharmaceutical and medical supply companies.
Stamford, Conn. – May 2, 2016 – Three tons of medicine and medical supplies from AmeriCares have arrived in Ecuador to resupply hospitals and clinics damaged by the country’s worst earthquake in decades.
(Boston, MA, April 13, 2016) – The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) and AmeriCares, with the aid of a multi-year product-donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb, have initiated a first-of-its-kind program in Africa and Asia aimed at curing hepatitis C (HCV) among patients co-infected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to immediately begin providing enough of the HCV medicine Daklinza (daclatasvir) to treat 10,000 patients.
Since it was established in 1979, AmeriCares has delivered more than $12 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries, including the United States.
More than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need. Because we deliver donated medical and humanitarian aid to a trusted network of health care partners around the world, we multiply the impact of contributions from our supporters many, many times over.