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Primary Care Program

Primary Care Program

Provides access to medical care in rural areas where healthcare services are difficult to access

Services

  • Medical Consultations

    Provides one-on-one patient consultations with medical practitioners to review health conditions, treatment plans and preventative care

  • Chronic Disease Screening

    Identifies high-risk patients for chronic disease through blood (creatinine and glucose), urine dipstick and blood pressure testing

  • Community Health Workers

    Provides ongoing support, health education, medication, and check-ups for patients at risk of chronic disease

  • Patient Referrals

    Establishes a patient referral process with in-country partners to ensure continuity of care

  • Medication Distribution

    Provides patients with access to afforable medicine

  • Health Promotion Education

    Raises awareness about preventable diseases, provides health education and gives individuals the tools and resources to take a proactive role in their own health

  • In-country Staff Training

    Increases in-country healthcare professionals’ skills and capacity to improve patient diagnosis, treatment and management

For more information on BOL’s Primary Care Program, please contact BOLProgram@bolteam.org or click on the boxes below. To view upcoming kidney care missions, visit the Calendar.