Health care professionals from all disciplines are needed to share their expertise in Tanzania and Peru. You can change the arc of a child’s life in just one or two weeks through patient care, health screenings, and checkups and by teaching basic health and wellness practices. Translation is provided by our staff or bilingual students. Every health professional abroad makes a genuine and lasting difference on health care projects in clinics and throughout the communities.
Tanzania: Global Volunteers new modern health clinic centers on maternal and child health care, and offers services to nearly 20,000 residents from 10 area villages. Most patients are pregnant women and children. Volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, lab technicians, dentists, and health facility administrators are all needed to treat patients and mentor the clinic staff.
Peru: Volunteer health care professionals assist local practitioners at a clinic run by Sagrada Familia. The patients are 600 orphaned, abandoned, or abused children zero to 17 who reside at this large children’s home, 700 day students who live in the impoverished adjacent community, and community members from the surrounding area. Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and dentists are needed.