Pairing short-term volunteers with high quality opportunities

Find Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Clinical Guidelines

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

Research Activities

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.

QuickChart EMR

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

Find Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Clinical Guidelines

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

Research Activities

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.

QuickChart EMR

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

Recent Blog Posts

Many thanks to the Pollination Project

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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Learning about healthcare in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala might be one of the best cities in Latin America for learning Spanish. The Lonely Planet describes it as attracting a “more serious” type of traveler, and it’s probably true – the gringos (myself included) make a genuine effort to blend in with the local culture. In Xela, partying takes a refreshing […]

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