BAM contractors in association with Dr. Pando Kelly and the student doctors at Cork’s CUH aim to raise funds to provide an Ambulance for a hospital in the Andies mountains in Peru .
With the support of the sub-contractors involved in all of BAM contracts in the Southern region, the funds required for a hospital in Peru, will be raise. Please help and support the “Bambulance Project”
Your help can make this huge task a success.
Dr. Jackie Pando Kelly
This ambulance project is led by Irish /Peruvian Dr Jackie Pando Kelly who is a Clinical Lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics & Child Health and Out-patients Paediatric Doctor at CUH/ UCC.
She is originally from Lima- Peru where she did her undergraduate medical training. She completed her Paediatric training in Ireland in 2010. (Jackie’s Dad is from Peru and Mum is from Limerick)
As a medical student in Peru, she became involved in the problems of poor communities, particularly the “Mama Ashu” Hospital in the rural town of Chacas, 11,000 feet above sea level. The hospital has 40 beds, an emergency room, two delivery rooms, two surgical theatres and a small laboratory and radiology department.
Funds for medicine and other necessary supplies are now raised by volunteer groups in Ireland and Italy. The hospital depends entirely on doctors and nurses, Italian, Peruvian and Irish who volunteer their time and services. The hospital provides health services to over 8000 people, who without the help wouldn’t have any medical care.