Volunteer - ServeYemen
The years long conflict and civil strife in Yemen has caused severe humanitarian and health crises in the country, resulting in an acute shortage of medicines and supplies in its hospitals and clinics, causing untold misery to the common man. In 2018, IMANA, procured and delivered medicines and supplies worth over $70 million to fulfill this need, which were distributed to hospitals and healthcare centers in Aden, Sabah and Taz.
As a consequence of the instability and insecurity, a large number of internally displaced people live in refugee camps, suffering from malnutrition and without access to any form of healthcare. Since November 2019, five IMR volunteer teams have traveled to Aden and provided 4,333 vulnerable patients with free primary healthcare services, and medicines.
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ServeYemen Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a visa to travel to Yemen?
How do I get to Yemen?
What are the types of expenses involved in this mission?
What are the arrangements for arrival, accommodation, food and local transportation?
What about the security situation?
Where is the clinic located?
The clinic is located about 45 minutes’ drive from the city of Aden; it’s close to the main refugee camps in the area.
What are the most common complaints to expect?
What is the daily average number of patients expected there?
The expected number of patients is between 200 and 250 daily.
What facilities are available at the clinic? Is laboratory testing available?
Apart from stethoscopes, sphygmomanometer, weighing machines, gloves, masks etc, the clinic has EKG and ultrasonography facility. X-ray and laboratory facilities are available in the vicinity.
Is there a hospital nearby, to evacuate any acute cases?
Yes, there is a private hospital close-by.
How are medications dispensed?
How are language barriers addressed? Will there be translators?
Most of the clinic staff can understand and speak English. Translators will also be available.