Partnerships in the Developing World
EMAS Canada builds long-term relationships with local organizations in the developing world who are in agreement with our statement of faith. EMAS Canada seeks to build up and nurture locally-initiated programs by providing healthcare services, equipment, supplies and continuing education. Many of our teams focus on equipping local healthcare professionals who will serve the community year-round. Program sustainability is our goal.
In particular, EMAS Canada partners with healthcare-related programs in which there is both a clinical and spiritual component.
EMAS Canada currently collaborates with various international development and healthcare organizations based in Canada including:
- Agape Unlimited
- CMDS Canada (Christian Medical and Dental Society)
- Engineering Ministries International
- Health Partners International Canada
- Medical Aid for Vietnam
- Medical Missions International Canada
- Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church
EMAS Canada also collaborates with the Christian Medical and Dental Association in the US.
EMAS Hong Kong
EMAS Canada is connected to a sister organization, EMAS Hong Kong, which raises funds and provides administrative support for EMAS missions in China. Recently, EMAS Hong Kong has also begun conducting their own short-term medical missions trips into Northern Thailand and Myanmar.
A partner organization in western China: EMAS hospital funded in 2009 called EMAS – Cao Wa hospital