Join HPUMC's longest global partnership by serving alongside medical professionals to provide basic medical and dental care to our neighbors in Haiti. We have been working continually with our brothers and sisters in the Methodist Church of Haiti for over 40 years!
CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY/OPTOMETRY and GENERAL MEDICAL CLINIC
Trip Leaders: Caroline Hazlett and Susan Brooks
Open to: Adults, age 21 and older
NON-MEDICAL TEAM MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED!
Cost: $1300 + airfare (estimated $800)
Type of work: Participants will be in a medical environment assisting with the eye clinic.
Types of Participants Needed:
- Internists (or similar to handle medical issues that arise)
- Ophthalmic Techs
- Nurses, PAs, Nurse Practitioners
- Medical Assistants
- Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs
- Allied Health Professionals (any type!)
Lodging: Participants will stay in guest houses in dorm/bunk style rooms with AC and running water
Risks: Malaria, Cholera, Typhoid, Zika, US Government Travel Warning
Passport required: yes (with expiration date at least 6 months past the date of travel)
Visa required: no
Vaccinations/Medications: Malaria medication, Hepatitis A/B, Typhoid, HIV/AIDS Prophylaxis (for surgery volunteers only)
*all travelers are required to be up-to-date on routine vaccinations
Financial Aid: To learn more and apply for a need-based scholarship, fill out this application.