♦ dramatically cut down the number of preventable deaths in rural areas.
♦ To provide high-quality health care to residents of underserved areas.
♦ To sponsor dysfunctional health institutions that help serve the underserved communities’ needs.
♦ To help provide ongoing training and support for employees and students working at such institutions.
♦ To serve as a liaison among health and teaching institutions in developed and developing countries.
♦ To serve as a channel between philanthropic entities and communities in need.