What is Street Medicine?
Street Medicine is the term used to define a collaboration of professionals who deliver health care and related services directly to people living and sleeping on the streets and in austere environments. The term street medicine was coined by pioneer Dr. Jim Withers, one of the leaders in the movement, and one of the inspirations behind the creation of Doctors Without Walls – Santa Barbara Street Medicine.
From KEYT.COM By: Alys Martinez Mar 04, 2017 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - An elderly homeless woman in Santa Barbara was reunited with her three children after disappearing more than a decade ago. Kayannette Gabrielle went [...]
By Matt Sumethasorn and Pierre Kobierski Doctors Without Walls' new Mobile Medical Clinic. If you've seen a large white van with the words “Santa Barbara Street Medicine” sprawled across the side, you've probably [...]