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TREK MEDICS INTERNATIONAL
Improves emergency medical systems in communities
with limited access to emergency care and transport
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Trek Medics is working with communities in the Dominican Republic and Tanzania to improve access to reliable emergency care and transport where it otherwise hasn’t existed.

 

Here’s a sample of what these communities have accomplished so far.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

(Map shows only a selection of total incidents)

Location: Monte Cristi province
Date Started: April 2015
Number of Communities: Pepillo Salcedo (“Manzanillo”), Monte Cristi, Guayubin
Population Covered: 75,000
Area: 1,331 sq km
Number of Responders: 88
Number of Vehicles: 6
Mean Response Time: 4m26s
With generous support from: Cardinal Health Foundation, Bindu Project, Google.org, Twilio, USAID Development Innovation Ventures, Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation, Henry E. Niles Foundation, Bill and Ann Bresnan Foundation, Vranos Family Foundation

TANZANIA

(Map shows only a selection of total incidents)

Location: Mwanza Region
Date Started: December 2015
Number of Communities: 1 – Mwanza City
Population Covered: 125,000
Area: 175 sq km
Number of Responders: 103
Number of Vehicles: 2
Mean Response Time: 5m29s
With generous support from:: Google.org, Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation, Henry E. Niles Foundation, Thomas Barker, The MacPhee Family

MONTHLY RESPONSES

(Includes only incidents dispatched through Beacon)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

TANZANIA

EMERGENCY TYPES

1. Recruit and Train

Community members already providing emergency care and transport.

2. Register Phones

Connect trained layperson responders to our innovative SMS-based dispatch software

3. Coordinate Access

Leverage available resources to strengthen existing systems - whether formal or informal

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