Flying Medical Service is a strictly non-profit, volunteer organization, which provides regular preventative, curative and health-related education services. We also do air transport for medical emergencies.
We operate two specially equipped Cessna 206 aircraft.
FMS provides medical transport for people throughout Tanzania regardless of religion affiliation, ethnic background or ability to pay immediately. We work in remote areas that are far from regular health care facilities.
Our work depends on donations.
Preventive and curative health care** We fly a regular, two-week schedule to 25 airstrips to vaccinate and treat people as close as possible to their home within and around the Arusha Region. We evacuate very sick patients to the nearest hospital. Communities maintain their own airstrips.
Emergency flights We have regular radio contact with our pilots and with hospitals. We advise on the most app
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