Haiti Mission Trip: January 2018 (Week 2)
Jan 26, 2018 – Feb 3, 2018
Join HPUMC’s longest global partnership by serving alongside medical professionals to provide 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!
(This trip will be preceded by a clinical ophthalmology trip)
Trip Leader: Caroline Hazlett and Susan Brooks
Open to: Adults, age 21 and older
NON-MEDICAL TEAM MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED!
Cost: $1200 + airfare (estimated $800)
Type of work: Participants will be in a medical environment assisting in the eye clinic or surgery center.
Types of Participants Needed:
Internists (or similar to handle medical issues that arise)
Nurses, PAs, Nurse Practitioners
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs
Allied Health Professionals (any type!)
Lodging: Participants will stay in guest houses owned and operated by the local church. Rooms are dorm or bunk style with AC and running water.
Risks: Malaria, Cholera, Typhoid, Zika, US Government Travel Warning
Passport required: yes
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.
For more information contact Lisa Stewart, , 214.523.2232.