2019 Haiti Mission Trip: Ophthalmology and Optometry
Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 27, 2019
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!
CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY/OPTOMETRY and GENERAL MEDICAL CLINIC
Trip Leader: 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:
Primary care providers 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 in dorm/bunk style rooms with AC and running water.
Risks: Malaria, Cholera, Typhoid, Zika, US Government Travel Warning
Passport required: yes (with expiration at least 6 months past 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.
For more information, contact Caroline Hazlett, 214.523.2165