News and Updates

Medicine for Humanity: Women’s health mission to Uganda
Jan 2017

US-based Medicine for Humanity reported record numbers of women in attendance at their latest medical mission to Mbarara, Uganda. Their team of volunteer surgeons was able to perform 64 fistula surgeries and 21 cesarean sections in just nine surgical days.
Learning and growth at the Virlanie Foundation
Nov 2016

18 children have found a safe new home at the Virlanie Foundation this year. The Philippines-based Virlanie Foundation cares for children in need of special protection.
MEET: Medical education mission to Vietnam
Oct 2016

For the last ten years, UK Charity MEET (MEDICAL EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE TEAMS) has been travelling to Vietnam to perform life-saving and life-transforming surgeries for children.
Satmed technology arrives on the Emirates Friendship floating hospital
Oct 2016

On the river Brahmaputra in Bangladesh, aid organisation Friendship operates the Emirates-Friendship floating hospital, as well as two other NGO-sponsored floating hospitals of this type.
Take Heart Kenya: making a difference for heart patients in need
Sep 2016

Dear Emirates Airline Foundation, Although there have been trips to Tenwek, Kenya each year since 2008, they continue to be nothing short of transformative for those involved. It is difficult if not impossible to convey in words what we have seen, heard and felt first-hand.
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