RAM for free medicine

Over three thousand U.S. residents gathered near the town of Wise, Va., to get free medical care at the clinic Remote Area Medical (RAM). The charity was founded in 1985 Brooke Stan (Stan Brock), and its first mobile hospital operated primarily in Latin America, but now most of the time he spends traveling to the depths of the United States. Treat students and doctors, volunteers, none of them receives for his labor is no fee. Do not take money with patients. "We do not ask, do you have insurance, housing, and a citizen of the United States you" - says Brooke. According to him, the most popular doctors in patients RAM has been for many years is an ophthalmologist and a dentist. The day after RAM can go up to 1,500 people - all they get number plates and reception is carried out in a queue.

RAM for free medicine

Patient clinic RAM Tim Gordon rests in waiting for their turn. His number - 1117 (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

RAM clinic visitor is showing her place in the queue (Photo: Paul J.Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Steno Brooke, founder of RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Patients waiting for their turn in the free clinic RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Patient clinic RAM Isabella Mullins tries a new pair of glasses (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Patients waiting for their turn in the free clinic RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Student, the future dentist Jin Park is working in the clinic RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Tools of dentist in the clinic RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Patients waiting for their turn in the free clinic RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Patients treated teeth in RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Dentist Dr. Donald Ueles said patient clinics RAM (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

RAM clinic visitor shows his place in the queue (Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine

Mother of many children with the children arrived at the free clinic RAM from Illinois 

RAM for free medicine

(Photo: Paul J. Richards / AFP Photo / Scanpix).

RAM for free medicine