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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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Outlaws: Is it essential for medical volunteers to have their credentials formally recognized by the host country?

Should it be mandatory for clinicians to be credentialed by the Ministry of Health in the country they visit? It’s the question I quietly lobbed out to a group of medical residents during a recent MacGlobal talk concerning the complicated ethics of international relief work. I explained that it was one of the most contentious […]

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Clinical practice dilemmas: Managing abdominal complaints in remote settings

Volunteer doctors see plenty of abdominal complaints, gastritis, parasites, and diarrhea in remote clinics abroad. But with no imaging or laboratory investigations readily available, it’s hard to decide which patients can safely stay in their communities, and which need to be transferred to the nearest hospital. Many short-term medical missions have clinical protocols for exactly […]

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