Date: August 14 – 21 2021
Partner: International Medical Relief
Estimated Economy Airfare: $800-$1,000
About International Medical Relief: International Medical Relief (IMR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2002 with the believe that knowledge of basic health facts and access to healthcare should not be the prerogative of select nations, regions, or classes, but should be shared by as many people as possible. International Medical Relief provides healthcare to under-served and vulnerable people around through world. International Medical Relief recruits qualified medical teams and offers short-term assignments for volunteer doctors, dentists, and other healthcare professionals to provide acute medical care, dental care, and community health education.
About the country: Haiti is an island nation located in the Caribbean. Throughout its varied colonization history, Haiti has continued to remain poor and politically unstable. Haiti is the most mountainous region in the Caribbean and has a tropical climate.
About the clinic site: You will work in urban environments to educate locals on how to stay healthy. You will also treat a wide variety of acute and chronic illnesses including cholera, tuberculosis, malaria, and diarrhea.
About the mission: Full COVID-19 Vaccination is required for participation. You will have the opportunity to provide community health education, medical care, preventative care, women’s care, dental care, and hygiene education to hundreds of patients during the week.