GO-MED is a registered Canadian charity run by volunteers and funded by donations. The missions are not a “free trip” for the volunteers. So far, the 9 completed missions have been comprised of teams of 20 – 30 medical and non-medical personnel, all of whom pay their own airfare and accommodation expenses, as well as contributing (along with our sponsors) to the patient care costs (diagnostic tests, hospital stays, medicines, etc.).
GO-MED has a membership that is open to everyone, whether or not they wish to take part in one of these foreign missions. (See the Get Involved page for details.) We welcome everyone’s input and support.
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