AMREF Flying Doctors, based in Kenya, is the largest and best-known air ambulance in the region with 58 years of experience and seven years of EURAMI accreditation – Special Care Status. We are a two-time winner of the prestigious ITIJ Air Ambulance Provider of the Year Award (2011, 2014).
AMREF Flying Doctors provides air evacuation services in medical emergencies across East Africa, as well as air ambulance transfers between medical facilities. We provide air ambulance services and operate across many East African countries including Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and, when clearance can be obtained, most neighboring countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Burundi.
Subject to flight clearances, AMREF Flying Doctors will carry out evacuations from anywhere on the African continent. In addition, patients can be repatriated via an AMREF Flying Doctors aircraft to Europe, Asia and North America or a medical escort can be provided on commercial carriers.
AMREF Flying Doctors operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As a vital link between remote areas and AMREF's Control Centre at Wilson Airport in Nairobi, AMREF has established a radio network that comprises over 100 HF radio stations across East Africa, making it the largest two-way radio network in Africa. As well as emergency evacuations, AMREF Flying Doctors provides a medial outreach program, taking essential health care to some of the most impoverished and remote areas of Africa.
AMREF Flying Doctors is a company wholly owned by Amref Health Africa – an international humanitarian organization with its headquarters based in Nairobi, Kenya and has been delivering health care to some of the most remote areas of east Africa since its formation in 1957 by Sir Michael Wood.