EMAS Canada

EMAS Canada (Education, Medical Aid and Service)

healing, teaching and serving those in need in a Christ-like manner


EMAS Canada establishes long-term partnerships with local clinics and charities across the developing world


Connect with a developing community - EMAS Canada offers nearly a dozen one or two week missions trips every year


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  • Thomas Greidanus M.S.C. received a Meritorious Service Cross from the Governor General of Canada

By Janet Greidanus   It was a grand occasion at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton on December 8, 2016. The Royal Canadian Artillery Band played as family members and other guests entered the room. You could feel the excitement and anticipation in the air. The Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honorable […]

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  • Urgent Need: General Surgeon, Internist and Pediatrician

There is an urgent need for a General Surgeon, an Internist and a Pediatrician for 1, 2 or 3 years at the hospital of Centre Medical Evangelique, Bunia, NE DRCongo to bring the hospital up to standards for teaching medical students from Shalom University in Bunia while some Congolese doctors are completing their specialisations. A […]

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  • Introducing Sandy Rumford

We welcome Sandy Rumford to the position of Bookkeeper and Office Administrator. Sandy has worked as a missionary in Haiti during the earthquake of 2010, at which time she provided administrative leadership at the Mission of Hope Hospital during that crisis. She has worked for three other faith based missions with responsibilities for donor relations, […]

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In 2013, EMAS Canada sent 369 volunteers on ten short-term medical mission trips.
In 2014, EMAS Canada sent 347 participants on eleven short-term medical mission trips.
In 2015, EMAS Canada sent 350 participants on thirteen short-term medical mission trips.
In 2016, EMAS Canada sent 339 participants on fourteen short-term medical mission trips.


Discover eight elements of EMAS Canada's approach to short-term medical missions