More than one in six people worldwide - 894 million - don't have access to adequate amounts of safe freshwater.
Globally, diarrhea is the leading cause of illness and death, and 88 per cent of diarrhea deaths are due to a lack of access to sanitation facilities, together with inadequate availability of water for hygiene and unsafe drinking water. (WHO,UNICEF,JMP)
About one-third of U.S. adults (33.8%) are obese. Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. (NHANES)
Currently 16.3 percent of the US population lacks health insurance. This represents a total of 49.9 million uninsured Americans! (Census Bureau)
We provide clean water in under-served areas in Africa.
We provide health fitness activities: e.g. the Annual Biggest Loser Challenge designed to motivate people to lose weight; the year round fitness classes designed to keep help participants keep fit, etc
Provision of resources to help uninsured people access healthcare.
Annual health and fitness check-up.
The Summer 2011 health and fitness checkup had about 200 participants from the Baltimore community. A variety of screening tests (such as blood pressure
measurements, serum lipid profile test, blood sugar tests etc) were done to assess cardiovascular and metabolic health. We also provided body
composition assessments and health education on how participants can modify their lifestyle and diet to optimize their health.
Donation of Glide Scope-breathing equipment to the Baltimore based Northwest Hospital in 2014. This will help children in the emergency room breath better and faster.
In 2019, Medical Outreach at the Mabvuku Women's Clinic , Zimbabwe and also Medical Outreach to Educate Mabvuku High School Students on the importance of Clean Water and Hygiene most importantly in the use of water and Sanitary Napkins.
In 2020, a total of 2340nits of reusable sanitary pads were donated to the students of Mabvuku High School.