American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin - Charitable Foundation

AAPI-CF is committed to serve the poorest of the poor in remote areas of India and USA. It has 17 free clinics in different states of India which serve a base of over a million patients annually and which also provide outreach programs for disease prevention and education. AAPI has always been present when calamities strike whether it is the Tsunami, Katrina, or Earthquakes of Gujarat and Maharashtra. AAPI is supporting three cancer centers and has developed three major trauma centers and a hospital in Bhuj. They have also raised funds to help cyclone victims in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, earthquake victims in Maharashtra and Gujarat as well as the Kargil Jawan fund and the Prime Minister's Fund. 

In the USA, AAPI’s commitment is to the needs of people living in urban areas without the benefit of medical insurance, in contrast to India where the rural poor face the most acute health problems.

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Rakesh C. Gupta, MD

Chair, AAPI Charitable Foundation

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