Canvasback's Ongoing Programs Meet Overwhelming Needs:
One of Canvasback's medical volunteers, orthopedic surgeon Bob Wells from Portland, OR, has provided compassionate care to hundreds of needy islanders.
Outer Island Clinics:
Primary health care and dentistry, health education classes, child immunizations, plus training to upgrade skills and empower local health workers to better care for their people.
Acquisition, packaging and shipping of needed medicines, supplies and equipment to hospitals and outer island dispensaries.
Teams of specialists fly in to provide training, consultation and surgeries in hospitals where such services are unavailable. Specialties include ophthalmology, orthopedics, E.N.T., ob/gyn, and urology.
Diabetes Wellness Program:
Development and implementation of a diabetes reversal and lifestyle change program for the Marshall Islands, where more than half the adult population suffers from diabetes.
Canvasback Youth Extreme:
Teams of youth learning from building and evangelistic outreach