We have regular radio contact with our pilots and with hospitals. We advise on the most appropriate facility for the patient’s problem. We have a doctor available. We do not request payment guarantees, but we ask for a contribution towards the cost of the flight.
Preventive and curative health care
We fly a regular, two-week schedule to 27 airstrips to vaccinate and treat people as close as possible to their home within and around the Arusha, Lake Natron and Manyara Region. We evacuate very sick patients to the nearest hospital. Communities maintain their own airstrips.
FMS provides transport for visiting medical specialists and paramedical staff
The aim of this outreach is to assist medical professionals with on-the-job exchange of views and updates on medical practice. We are developing a small library with educational material.
From 1983 to 2015 our aircrafts have flown nearly 25’000 hours, helping 580’000 patients by providing