Trek Medics

Trek Medics International is a 501(c)(3)-registered non-governmental organization that improves emergency medical systems in communities without reliable access to emergency care and transport through innovative mobile phone technologies.

Programs are tailored to meet the socio-economic realities of partner communities using a range of low-cost and high-impact interventions to create and sustain marked improvements in emergency medical response.

The core offering is Beacon, a text-message-based emergency dispatching software designed specifically for communities that can’t afford or don’t need advanced dispatching technologies — "911 where there is none." Beacon is currently being used by community responders in the Dominican Republic and Tanzania to provide 24x7 emergency response coverage to a combined population of approximately 450,000.

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