Next in our series of posts about new Charitocracy nominees, we have nominee Direct Relief, nominated by donor
zardoz. They work to expand access to medicine and healthcare by equipping doctors and nurses with lifesaving medical resources. You can find their web site here.
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About nominee Direct Relief
Healthy People. Better World.
That means all people — regardless of politics, religion, or ability to pay. Improving their lives is Direct Relief’s mission.
Direct Relief works to equip health professionals in resource-poor communities to meet the challenges of diagnosing and caring for people in need.
Every day, Direct Relief prepares the most vulnerable communities worldwide for more frequent, more destructive emergencies. And when disasters strike, Direct Relief responds fast, effectively, and efficiently to get medical resources where they need to be to save lives.
Nongovernmental, nonsectarian, and not-for-profit, Direct Relief relies entirely on private contributions to advance its mission and perform a wide range of functions.
Included among them are identifying key local providers of health services; working to identify the unmet needs of people in the low-resource areas; mobilizing essential medicines, supplies, and equipment that are requested and appropriate for the circumstances; and managing the many details inherent in storing, transporting, and distributing such resources to organizations in the most efficient manner possible.
So please visit the page of nominee Direct Relief to vote for, like, or discuss this cause! And watch this 1 minute video describing in images rather than words what Direct Relief does.