TEAM 5 MEDICAL — Going Places where Medicine has Never Gone
Eric Linder, founder of Team 5 Medical Foundation says, "In order to be involved, you must first show up."
That may sound simple, until you see some of the locations where Team 5 Medical has been deployed: the Amazon jungle in Peru, rainforest in Guatemala, and the island of Grenadines. The reality is that they purposely plan their missions to go into high-risk locales—places that have never been touched by modern medicine.
Once there, transportation often includes flying, driving, riding, paddling, trekking and 4x4'ing for countless hours into thick jungles where GPS doesn't work, with no electricity, no running water and no indoor plumbing. Team 5 is committed to reach the overlooked, remote and forgotten places around the globe where other organizations aren't willing to visit...