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2019 Haiti Mission Trip: Ophthalmology and Optometry

2019 Haiti Mission Trip: Ophthalmology and Optometry

Oct 23, 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:

  • Non-Medical         

  • Ophthalmologists

  • Optometrists

  • Opticians

  • Primary care providers 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 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

Category: Outreach