Health & Medical Care

Health & Medical Care

Bring medical relief

It’s hard to imagine a child dying from diarrhea or a minor cut becoming a life-threatening infection, but this is the reality for many families around the world who have little or no access to health care or who simply cannot afford such treatment. A shortage of basic medical care, knowledge and supplies costs lives every day. Operation Blessing is helping reach the sick and impoverished through free medical brigades, distributing medicine and medical supplies, providing life-changing surgeries, training and equipping community health workers and distributing wheelchairs to the disabled.


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Rural Solutions:

In addition to our medical missions, Operation Blessing trains Community Health Workers in Latin America and Africa to serve their communities. With the combination of our training and a backpack filled with supplies essential to basic medical care, these men and women are able to detect health concerns early. By having trained Community Health Workers within the community, there is someone continuously in contact with families to ensure everyone is healthy.


At Operation Blessing, we don’t only want to treat diseasewe want to prevent it. In addition to bringing medicine and early diagnostics and reporting to their communities, our Community Health Workers also educate people on proper hygiene and care. We also partner with outside organizations, like the Mayo Clinic, to provide educational material to those facing serious conditions and their families.

Strengthening Current Health Systems:

Through donations of Medical Gifts-in-Kind, we’re able to provide much-needed medication to clinics and hospitals, allowing them to give quality care to patients for no cost. With resources freed up from medication costs, they are able to spend their funds to improve facilities and care in other ways. If you would like to learn more about contributing Medical Gifts-in-Kind, please visit our page, or call a procurement manager at 1-800-436-6348.

International GIK Medicine Program

Globally minded and community focused, Operation Blessing’s strategic partnerships and special projects strengthen local health systems, equip hospitals and clinics, improve access to health care and offer educational programs to local medical professionals. Learn more about how it works

How does OBI partner with the Mayo Clinic?

In addition to working with our El Salvador team to produce informational videos on respiratory diseases and HIV, the Mayo Clinic also provides hands-on training in the field with Operation Blessing, such as bronchoscopy training and Maternal and Fetal Emergency Care education.

Community Health Workers

In poor, rural com- munities, Operation Blessing is training and equipping community health workers who can provide, organize and explain lifesaving basics to locals for injuries, illness, child- birth and more. CHWs are also equipped with first aid and other basic medical supplies.


From hygiene education training to life-changing surgeries, Operation Blessing’s medical aid is making a difference in the world by:

  • Life-Changing Surgeries

    Providing life-changing surgeries is an essential part of Operation Blessing’s international medical relief strategy. Whether it’s cleft lip surgery, cleft palate repair, cataract surgery, or even closing a hole in a child’s heart, these operations have a profound impact on the lives of those that receive them. Thanks to the generous support of our partners, OBI’s world medical relief program is bringing healing to those who cannot afford the surgeries they so desperately need.

  • Supplying chlorine

    Manufacturing chlorine to distribute in areas facing devastating illness, such as cholera in Haiti or Ebola in Liberia. By providing chlorine production units and training men and women on the ground, Operation Blessing provides a constant supply of chlorine to help combat the spread of these illnesses.

  • Dental Clinics

    In places like Guatemala, children and adults often lack access to, or cannot afford, dental care. Tooth infections, cavities, and other dental issues can cause severe pain and loss of teeth. Thanks to your support, Operation Blessing conducts dental clinics with volunteer dentists that provide care free of charge! In addition, Operation Blessing provides dental hygiene training to children in places like Honduras.

  • Nutritious meals

    Addressing nutrition concerns before they become major health risks by providing sources of nutritious meals to children in vulnerable communities in places like Peru and Kenya.

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