New Year, New Countries to Serve!

Canvasback currently has a gynecology, mammography, and ultrasound team wrapping up its last days of clinics and surgeries on Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. We'll give you an update when they return, but we can tell you right now that they've had a huge impact. Patients, many of whom had never before seen a gynecologist, crowded our clinic in hopes of being treated. Our team has seen and cared for patients requiring immediate attention.

This team was desperately needed. We'd like to build off of this need for specialty healthcare in Micronesia—as well as our 11-team record year in 2014—and expand our work into two more countries this year. You read that right—we are tripling the number of countries we'll serve in 2015!

Dr. Kay Henderson with a patient at the Canvasback orthopedic clinic on Yap in 2010.

Dr. Kay Henderson with a patient at the Canvasback orthopedic clinic on Yap in 2010.

With your support and the strength of our volunteers, we’ll send a urology team to Yap, Federated States of Micronesia and an orthopedic team to the Republic of Palau. This specialty care will improve the health and lives of hundreds of people.

We're excited, and we want you to be a part of this. Feel free to follow us on your favorite social media platform (we do Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) to get regular updates. If you want to take an extra step, share what we do with anyone who—like you—is interested in making change.

If you'd like more information on how to get involved, visit our volunteer or donation pages.