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Haiti January 25-February 2, 2019 Eye Surgery

Haiti January 25-February 2, 2019 Eye Surgery

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!

SURGICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY

(This trip will be preceded by a clinical ophthalmology trip)

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:

  • Non-Medical
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Internists (or similar to handle medical issues that arise)
  • Optometrists
  • Scrub Techs
  • 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.

Date/Time:
1/25/2019 12:00 AM - 2/2/2019 11:59 PM
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Contact:
Caroline Hazlett
214.523.2165
hazlettc@hpumc.org

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