Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. We do this by delivering free dental, vision, and medical services to underserved and uninsured individuals. RAM’s Corps of more than 120,000 Humanitarian Volunteers–licensed dental, vision, medical, and veterinary professionals–have treated more than 740,000 people and 67,000 animals, delivering $120 million worth of free health care services.
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In The News
BBC DOCUMENTARY - TOOTHLESS AND UNINSURED IN VIRGINIA The BBC came to the Symth County, Virginia Remote Area Medical clinic in May 2018 to see the work of RAM volunteers. Over the weekend, several hundred people received dental, vision, and medical care...read more
From a distance and through any lens, life at 3 a.m. can get pretty grainy, but it can also be the exact time when human determination comes into sharp focus. It would be all too easy to discount the image above as just another homeless person taking refuge under the safety of outdoor lighting, but this 64-year-old woman wasn’t homeless.read more
WISE, Va. — Anthony Marino, 54, reached into his car trunk to show a pair of needle-nosed pliers like the ones he used to yank out a rotting tooth.
Shirley Akers, 58, clutched a list of 20 medications she takes, before settling down to a sleepless night in the cab of a pickup truck.
Robin Neal, 40, tried to inject herself with a used-up insulin pen, but it broke, and her blood sugar began to skyrocket.
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