STAN BROCK BRINGS HEALTH CARE TO AMERICANS WITH REMOTE AREA MEDICAL PROGRAM by [ r2:studios ]. As Americans go to the polls and we get ready for our presidential elections in November, this important story on Remote Area Medical that ran this past Sunday on 60 minutes underscores the urgent importance of developing some form of Universal Healthcare for all Americans.
CNN Heroes -Stan Brock MEDICAL MARVEL Stan Brock started Remote Area Medical, a nonprofit that provides free health care to people in the United States and all over the world. Since 1985, the all-volunteer group has held more than 660 medical clinics and treated half a million people. Story »
Shad Begum founded the Association for Behaviour and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT) for the development of women in the area in 1994. Initially ABKT was known as Anjuman Behbood-i-Khawateen Talash. She shifted the organization office to Peshawar when the Taliban rose in the area and she was threatened by unidentified militants. The association has contributed in female #education, political awareness and health improvement projects in the area.