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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.

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Medical + volunteering + Latin America

I finished my residency program in 2009. With that milestone behind me, I was finally free to chart my own path. Like many healthcare professionals, that path involved travel and a vague desire to somehow do good – although it wasn’t immediately clear how, or to what end. I decided to volunteer abroad, and typing […]

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Volunteers behaving badly: a postcolonial analysis of the voluntourism industry

Is medical voluntourism just the reincarnation of old-time colonialism? Here’s a thought-provoking article about voluntourism by Noelle Sullivan (abstract available only, for those without academic access), which should be required reading for those thinking about volunteering abroad. It’s long, but then if you don’t have time to read a lengthy criticism of voluntourism, Sullivan’s article […]

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