Welcome to MLMT

The Moses Lake Medical Team is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity organization established to improve the health and well being of individuals and communities around the world by providing medical care, public health education, medical equipment and supplies.

Mission and Objectives

Moses Lake Medical Teams long term goal is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities in developing countries by providing medical equipment, medical care, public education and hospital supplies.

How to Help

The Moses Lake Medical Team, actively supported by Moses Lake civic and social clubs, the medical community and generous individuals. On the team we have, Surgeons, Internists, a Neurologist, an Ophthalmologist, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, a Speech Pathologist, an Emergency Medical Personnel and Pharmacists and you can join from your own profession and help.

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DENTAL EXTRACTIONS

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Eye Patients

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PRESCRIPTIONS

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SURGERIES

History

Moses Lake Medical team was formed in the 1st quarter of 2008 as a non profit organization in the state of Washington. The organization was registered after a trip to Nigeria in 2007 by Dr. Lateef Olaniyan R.Ph. and Ken George R.Ph. to register as pharmacists in Nigeria. During the 6 week program, Lateef and Ken travelled to various parts of Nigeria. While travelling in Nigeria, Lateef and Ken identified a number of pressing needs in the healthcare field as they affected persons and their communities at large. Dr. Lateef Olaniyan (Pharm. D.), a Food Pavilion pharmacist in Moses Lake, Washington State and Ken George had meetings with a number of medical professionals, business leaders and lawmakers. In Abuja, the interest and support of a first term Nigerian House of Representatives member from Kwara state, the Honorable Aliyu Bahago Ahman-Pategi was received...

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MLMT Medical Visitations

In 2016, the Moses Lake Medical Team (MLMT) performed its medical mission in Kebbi State, a North Western State in Nigeria. The mission took place from October 20, 2016 through November 5, 2016.
The Moses Lake Medical Team did not perform a medical mission in 2015. We had some invitations to carry out medical missions in various part of Nigeria, but since 2015 was an election year in Nigeria, we decided to stay away for the country so as not to interfere with the election process. In December 2015 however,...
There were only 15 of us on the teams.  Moses Lake Medical Team went to assist a group called KSANG (KWARA STATE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, NORTH AMERICA) who found that we had a lot of experience with high volume, quality medical missions.  There were 9 of us from MLMT and we provided much of the medication as well as the expertise.  We utilized quite a few Nigerian staff.  In the eight days of clinic we saw close to 4,000.  We didn’t have dental or vision people along.  We had one surgeon so most of our work was medical in nature.  We treated a lot of people for chronic pain, hypertension and malaria.  It was the beginning of rainy season and the rains did come!  A thunderstorm can dump 1 to 2 inches of rain in a few minutes!
The Moses Lake Medical Team (MLMT) conducted its 2013 annual medical mission in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeriafrom November 1st through November 15, 2013. The team this year consisted of general surgeons, plastic surgeons, internists, Pediatricians, optometrists, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs), Registered Nurses (RNs), pharmacists, Medical Technicians (Lab Scientists), and support staff.For the majority of the team members, the journey for the mission started on Friday, November 1, 2013. It should be noted that the plastic surgery team flew from Houston, Texas to Lagos, Nigeria, on the 8th of November. After spending a night in Lagos, they flew into Benin City to join the rest of the team. The plastic surgery team participated in the second week of the mission.
Moses Lake Medical Team (MLMT), in collaboration with the Ogbomoso Community Foundation (OCF) has recently completed its 5th annual free medical mission. This mission was performed in the city of Ogbomoso in Oyo State, Nigeria, from November 5th -16th, 2012. Twenty four (24) members of the MLMT took part in thisyear’s event. The area of expertise of the team members included General Surgeons, Internists, Pediatricians, Optometrists, Dentists, Dental Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP), Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Pharmacists, Laboratory Scientists, and Administrative personnel. Team members consisted of volunteers from both the United States of America and Canada.
MLMT also gave lectures to the University College Hospital (UCH) nursing students during our 2011 visit The topic of the lectures include Basic Nursing Assessment, Understanding hypertension, Breath sounds, and Decubitus Ulcers. 250 students were in attendance.
MLMT Medical Mission April 12th to 16th  2010 in collaboration with The Lagos State Government and Edensfield Health Foundation had a statistics of TOTAL NUMBER OF PEOPLE SEEN DURING MISSION 21,070 |General Consultations/Treatment  13,037 | BLINDNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM: Total Number of Registered Patients -1,405,  Total number of glasses given- 562 , Eye Surgeries performed - 269, Special order - 406 | GENERAL SURGERY:  Total Number of Surgeries performed - 122 | DENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM -  771, Oral Hygiene Instructions - 323, Extractions - 263, Curettage -14

Moses Lake Medical Team was able to accomplish the following in their 2009 visit to Nigeria

  • 6,500 patients treated
  • 45 surgical procedures
  • 800 eye patients;
  • 750 pair eyeglasses dispensed
  • 250 patients received various eye medications
  • 25,000 prescriptions dispensed
  • 10 babies re-hydrated
  • 300 people educated in CPR and choking relief
  • Numerous maintenance & repair projects done

The Moses Lake Medical Team, actively supported by Moses Lake civic and social clubs, the medical community and generous individuals, got about 20 committed medical professionalsto visit Kwara State, Nigeria to give free medical services from April 6th to April 20th 2008. On the

team were, Surgeons, Internists, a Neurologist, an Ophthalmologist, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners,

a Speech Pathologist, an Emergency Medical Personnel and Pharmacists.

During the trip, the team was able to provide free medial services in the Patigi and Ilorin areas of Kwara State.

In all, about 7,457 patients were seen, 21,200 prescriptions were filled, 100 surgeries carried out,

30 chidren surgeries, 10 deliveries and about 10 malnurished babies were forced fed and hydrated

Join Us Now

The Moses Lake Medical Mission Team has a variety of ways that you can assist in our efforts as we support medical mission trips throughout the world...