The second session of the renowned Summer International Health Fellowship is coming to an end, and our SIHFers have been busy! They've climbed literal mountains every week to serve medically underprivileged communities. This summer has started off strong with a number of initiatives that will last long after these Fellows depart.
This summer started off strong with a number of initiatives that will last long after the Fellows depart. Across the globe they immediately dove in working on program development, clinical issues and, of course, saving a little time for fun too.
There is a growing awareness of ethical practices relevant to international service work. Good intentions alone are not adequate in properly addressing a community's needs. Louise Power, our Field Operations Manager in La Merced, Peru, is weighing in on effective and ethical approaches to volunteer abroad.