The Floating Doctors Mission is to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in health care delivery worldwide.
Our Goals Include:
Providing acute and preventative health care services, with a focus on child and maternal health.
Capacity-building through health education and community development assistance.
Establishing sustainable rural health services to augment existing local health care.
Surveilling health landscapes with quantifiable data to identify emergent or local priorities and to craft fitted solutions to health challenges.
Using communications technology to improve access to specialist medical knowledge in the developing world.
Improving clinical practice worldwide and promoting service work as an integral part of health care careers through our volunteer program and mentoring.