2019 Joint Medical Campaign Peruvian Navy's 7th Fleet

Depart: September 17, 2019
Return: October 1, 2019
Coordinates: 13° 42' 46.944'' S 76° 12' 59.04'' W

Deployment Overview

Team 5 is scheduled to deploy a joint medical campaign with the Peruvian Navy's 7th Fleet as well as the Ministry of Health (MINSA).

This two part mission will comprise of veterans, ultra athletes and 5th year medical students from Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia.

Part 1 will launch on 9/17 where the volunteer team will arrive in Lima, Peru late at night and at first light be transported to a Naval Ship where they board and sail almost 2 days north to the port of Pisco. From there they will conduct days of Medical/Dental/Ultrasound clinics as well as teach a Tactical Combat Casualty Course to 20 Navy Corpsman. The days will begin very early and late... We will be using military transport to and from locations as well as trekking by foot. Medical clinic will also include deworming, donating LuminAid solar lighting, reading glasses and Oral B toothbrushes. We will be making a clinic by using our donated SHIFTPOD which after the mission be re-donated to those who do remote clinics.

Part 2 will happen on 9/25 when we have a changing of staff and some of the medical team and students will head back to Lima and Dr. Keith and Erika will be flown to Pisco. We will then complete 4-5 days of surgeries to include cleft lips/pallets and sail south at the same time back to Lima and end on Oct 1st.

Stats

  • Depart: September 17, 2019
  • Return: October 1, 2019
  • Coordinates: 13° 42' 46.944'' S 76° 12' 59.04'' W

Deployment News

Lighting Up Medical Care in the Most Hard to Reach Places

In this Notes From the Field, we take a look at Team 5 Medical Foundation’s trip to the remote city of Moro in Peru. Team 5 is a veteran foundation that provides medical care in the most overlooked and remote areas of the world.

BAP Pisco returns to the port of Callao after the operation "Mar Solidario" 2019 in Chimbote

23 surgeries, 4169 medical services performed with the support of Team 5

Áncash: Pisco ship arrived in Chimbote to carry out health campaign

Peruvian and foreign doctors will attend the population in the facilities of the Navy ship, from September 25 to 29

Chimbote: Health campaign of the Navy "Mar Solidario" benefited 1700 residents of Moro

Around 1,700 people from the Ancashino district of Moro, located in the province of Santa, and their 24 villages benefited from free medical care and distribution of medicines

Health campaign benefits residents of Ancashino district of Moro

Peruvian Navy organized "Solidarity Sea"

Ship of the Peruvian Navy will arrive in Chimbote to carry out health campaign

Medical specialists will provide care from September 21 to 29 and will also travel to the Moro district

Team 5's Prepares for the 2019 Peru Navy Deployment

This two part mission will comprise of veterans, ultra athletes and 5th year medical students from Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia.

Volunteer Team

Eric S. Linder, RMP, FAWM

Founder/Chairman

Dave Schneider, 18D, RMP, EMT-P, FA/LM

Director of Operations

Dr. Keith Rose, M.D.

Director of Plastic Surgery

Erika Rose

Translator

Dr. Kevin Smith

DDS/Surgeon

Pia Saskia Müller

Shadow Program Coordinator

Viktor IIekovic

Shadow Program Student

Bryan Vande Sande, HM

Field Logistics Officer/TEMS Instructor

Jenny Martino, MD

Allan Smith

USMC, Director, Writer & Producer

Petra Ivancic

Lucia Mrden

Teodora-Maria Zahariuc