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Haiti Mission Trip: January 2018 (Week 2)

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!

SURGICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY

(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:

  • Non-Medical         

  • Ophthalmologists

  • Internists (or similar to handle medical issues that arise)

  • Optometrists

  • Scrub Techs

  • Nurses, PAs, Nurse Practitioners

  • Ophthalmic Techs

  • Medical Assistants

  • 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.

Apply here

Category: Outreach