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Search for short-term volunteer opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and use our best practices framework to ensure that you invest your time in a high quality project.

Find clinical guidelines for safely managing the most common symptoms encountered in remote, resource limited settings abroad.

We're excited about global health. Collaborate with us, read about our completed and ongoing quality improvement projects, and provide your feedback on our framework for best practices on short-term medical missions.

Download our QuickChart mobile electronic records app to create and share medical records in remote settings, and access clinical guidelines offline.

Search for short-term volunteer opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and use our best practices framework to ensure that you invest your time in a high quality project.

Find clinical guidelines for safely managing the most common symptoms encountered in remote, resource limited settings abroad.

We're excited about global health. Collaborate with us, read about our completed and ongoing quality improvement projects, and provide your feedback on our framework for best practices on short-term medical missions.

Download our QuickChart mobile electronic records app to create and share medical records in remote settings, and access clinical guidelines offline.

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Best practices for medical missions: evaluate your last volunteer abroad experience

You can now use our directory of over 300 volunteer opportunities to find and rate short-term medical missions to Latin America and the Caribbean. Our virtual round-table on best practices for medical missions, medical service trips, and other short-term volunteer projects abroad is complete. Despite the challenges of multiple stakeholder groups (with competing motives, experiences, […]

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From Medical Service Trip to the Pollination Project: thank you!

We are thrilled to receive a Pollination Project grant for the Medical Service Trip initiative, which seeks to improve the quality of international volunteer projects and medical missions by publishing their level of adherence to 18 best practices. It is our hope that better access to information will encourage volunteers to choose projects with positive […]

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