About Saving Lives International

Saving Lives International has evolved from humanitarian work started by Dr Peter Patel as a Rotarian Rotary Club of Birmingham in 1993. After 30 years of post-disaster recovery programmes focused on health sector, ‘Saving Lives International’ was established as an independent charity in May 2023. The objects of Saving Lives International are for the public benefit, advancement of education of health and care professionals …

Lives Impacted

A partnership of more than 50 institutions and organisations and 450 healthcare professionals and businesses involved in delivery of Humanitarian Aid as unpaid volunteers covering India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Faculty of Disaster Medicine

The Faculty of Disaster Medicine – India and Nepal (FDMIN) is the flagship UK programme established in 2015 in partnership with National Association of Primary Care (NAPC), development support from UK Health Security Agency (formerly Public Health England) and the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh …

Our Programmes

Timeline of Disaster Medicine Faculty Development

Covid 19 Pandemic Support

Disaster Medicine Training Restart after Covid 19

Disaster Medicine Training Restart after Covid 19

Dr Peter PatelFounder & International Project Director
Dr James Kingsland OBEClinical Director