Nicaragua June 9-16/2018 - SR1370

   

Opportunity Overview

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We welcome physicians, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, first responders, dental hygienists, dental assistants, physical/occupation therapists, students, logistics (non-medical helpers), and a trip photographer/videographer on all of our general medicine and dentistry trips.

The Mission Focus will be providing the medical needs in a Christian context for:

- the women and children who live at the House of Hope
- the prostitutes within the city who come to the House of Hope for worship, bible study and microenterprise skills
- the surrounding community

Medical Content: Outpatient medical (will not include major surgical procedures)

Lodging: a local hotel where we will also take most of our meals and have times of fellowship together. There are 3-4 people per room. There are no separate rooms for married couples.

Personnel: up to 30 team members, including:

3 - 4 OB/GYN 

3 - 4 Pediatricians

2 - 4 Primary Care Physicians

3 Dentists (one of these spots can be a dental hygienist to do cleanings)

1 Dermatologist 

1 - 2 Pharmacist 

2 Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants

3 - 4 Nurses 

1 - 2 Cytotechnicians 

1 Ultrasonographer 

3 - 4 personnel to assist in the pharmacy, triage, dental clinic and public health education 

1 - 2 Pastors (to take an active part in the Spiritual aspect of the team and work with the National Partners/Spiritual Counseling)

1 Physical Therapist

2 medical students/residents 

 

Contact Team Leader Jillian Horner MD at hornersgho@gmail.com for more information.


Global Health Outreach
P.O. Box 7500 • Bristol TN 37621
Phone: 888-230-2637
Fax: 423-764-1417

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Cost: $2,455.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Milestone Amount Due Date
Application fee (due upon applying) $150.00
Project fee (due one week prior to trip) $1,405.00
International Airfare* (approximate) (due upon ticketing) $700.00
Domestic Airfare* (varies with starting location) $200.00
(*Administrative credit will be made when exact costs available) $0.00
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  1. Important Note! The expiration date on your valid passport MUST be 6 months beyond the return date of your trip. We recommend g3visas.com.
  2. Must have experience serving people
  3. Foreign language skills are appreciated, but not required.
  4. Immunizations
  1. Attending morning and evening team meetings, including devotions
  2. Serving in the capacity of position on team and/or at direction of the team leader
  1. Must be 18+ years old to participate.
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  3. Submit all requested documents to GHO right away.
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Sherri Willis-Lopez
(423) 844-1099

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