Finding an opportunity to serve overseas can be fairly easy. However, it requires extra effort for a volunteer to identify an international service program that truly keeps a community's best interests in mind. Here is a list of eight ethical practices for intentionally-minded volunteers. Use these tips to ensure your efforts abroad are sustainable, helpful, and conscientious.
We've seen lives change after underserved populations are given access to medical care. Working alongside our deserving communities is a pleasure. Beyond the number of patients we treat, our impact is one of quality. Our GHVP Manager Logan is sharing his first-hand experience working with the community in Alajuelita, Costa Rica.
SIHF is a four to eight week immersion and service program designed for undergraduate students pursuing health professions and recent graduates interested in medical school, nursing school, or physician assistant studies. First and second year medical students are also welcome!