Medevac and flying doctor services2018-03-17T18:39:41+00:00

Medevac and flying doctor services

In addition to providing emergency medevac flights, MAF works to provide isolated communities with access to healthcare through our flying doctor services. We also help stem the tide of disease and sickness by distributing mosquito netting and vaccines.

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MAF and Medair – Reaching the most vulnerable in remote areas of the world

International emergency relief and recovery organization Medair and Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) have signed a formal agreement to continue working closely together during emergency responses and ongoing humanitarian operations. The partnership between MAF and Medair enables the rapid delivery of life-saving relief, such as health care and safe drinking water, [...]

The last call of the day

While shutting down scheduled flights for the weekend, MAF was called to make an emergency medevac when a woman was stung by a stingray. It was 4:30pm on a Friday and the operations team at Gove were closing the office for the weekend. Noel Carpenter answered the last call that [...]

Improving wellbeing and health of vulnerable communities

Cooperating with local operators in hospitals, health centers, villages and universities, MAF helps partner organization CUAMM protect and improve the wellbeing and health of vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1950, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, an Italian non-governmental organization (NGO), started operating in South Sudan in 2006 with the [...]

Unscheduled opportunities to serve

Mission Aviation Fellowship’s work in Arnhem Land provides Aboriginal homelands and communities with access to healthcare, education and development opportunities. Gangan is a remote inland river community in East Arnhem Land. Despite being one of the larger homelands, it still takes 7 hours by road to reach the town facilities [...]

The Kilimatinde safari

An MAF Pilot reflects on a recent trip to Kilimatinde, Tanzania to transport a medical team and some evangelists. On the Wednesday 6th of June 2018 I started Kilimatinde safari with 5H-SIL, because 5H-MSO had 50 hours maintenance in Dodoma. I arrived already day before to Dodoma, to be [...]

Critical care in Mongolia

Our work week started with an urgent call to pick up a baby suffering from a serious illness. The alarm clock was set for 3 am on Monday morning. At 5 o’clock we took off from our base at Ulaanbaatar international airport and headed off to Arvaikheer, municipal capital [...]

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