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Country: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: $500

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Less than $500

More than 10

More than 50

Caribbean Lifetime Missions

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Unknown

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 5

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

2-10

10-50

Community Health Initiative, Haiti

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti

Length of Trip: 5-14 days

Trips per Year to Latin America: 45

Cost per Week: $770 (variable depending on country)

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist, Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

$500-$1000

More than 10

10-50

Foundation for Peace

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Unknown

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Unknown

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Unknown

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Unknown

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Unknown

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Unknown

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Unknown

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Unknown

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Unknown

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Unknown

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Unknown

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: 850

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Educational/volunteer placement organization

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

$500-$1000

Trips for individuals

Individualized scheduling

Institute for International Medicine (INMED)

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Unknown

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Unknown

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Unknown

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Unknown

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Unknown

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 1

Cost per Week: $1,800

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Dental

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

$1000-$2000

1 or fewer

Jeff Cherubin Domond

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: $1,120

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Dental

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

$1000-$2000

More than 10

Live Beyond

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 5

Cost per Week: $750

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

More than $2000

2-10

10-50

Project C.U.R.E.

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Unknown

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Unknown

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $300

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Less than $500

Trips for individuals

Individualized scheduling

Project Medishare

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Unknown

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 4

Cost per Week: $475

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Healthcare-related trainee, Dental

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Less than $500

2-10

Sante Total Healthcare for Haiti’s Poor

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Unknown

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Unknown

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Unknown

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Unknown

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti, Nicaragua

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 8

Cost per Week: $2,200

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

More than $2000

2-10

10-50

Bless Black Worldwide

Sustainability: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

No

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico (Rotating Sites)

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 1

Cost per Week: $450

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist, Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

Less than $500

1 or fewer

Global Mission Partners

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

No

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 4

Cost per Week: $550

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

$500-$1000

2-10

10-50

Haiti Medical Mission of Wisconsin

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

No

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Unknown

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 5

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

2-10, Bring your own team, Trips for individuals

Bring your own team, Individualized scheduling

Haiti Village Health

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 0 Stars (0 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Unknown

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

No

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Peru

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 3

Cost per Week: $1,200

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

$1000-$2000

2-10

10-50

Hand of Hope/ Joyce Meyer

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Unknown

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

No

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras (Rotating Sites)

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 1

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Not available

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist

Type of Organization: Not available

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)

Make a Change International

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

No

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Unknown

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Unknown

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Unknown

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti, Peru

Length of Trip: More than 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $2,500

Urban/Rural: Not available

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

More than $2000

Catholic Medical Mission Board

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Unknown

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Unknown

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

No

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

No

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Brazil, Haiti, Panama, Peru

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 4

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist, Healthcare-related trainee, Paramedic/EMT, Dental

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

2-10

More than 50

International Medical Relief

Sustainability: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

No

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Yes

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Yes

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

No

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 3 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 2

Cost per Week: $1,000

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Pharmacist, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist, Paramedic/EMT

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

$500-$1000

2-10

10-50

Randolph World Ministries, Inc.

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Yes

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

Unknown

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

No

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

No

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti

Length of Trip: More than 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 1

Cost per Week: $1,625

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Chiropractor/Physiotherapist, Healthcare-related trainee, Paramedic/EMT, Dental

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

$1000-$2000

1 or fewer

Rayjon Share Care

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Yes

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Yes

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

Unknown

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

No

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

No

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Yes

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider, Nurse, Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.3 Stars (4.3 / 5)

More than 10

10-50

Hands Up for Haiti

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Cost Effectiveness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sustainability

This organization has an ongoing, formal partnership with LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES in the host community.

Yes

In addition to the visiting volunteers, this organization ensures that there is ALWAYS A LOCAL CLINICIAN visibly involved in clinical care.

Yes

This organization has a staff member or partner organization PERMANENTLY available in the host community.

Yes

This organization has a FORMAL REFERRAL PROCESS for patients who need higher levels of care.

Unknown

Education

This organization builds capacity by regularly HELPING TRAIN host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Yes

This organization engages in regular PUBLIC HEALTH WORK OR HEALTH PROMOTION in the community.

Unknown

Preparedness

Volunteers are PRE-SCREENED before being accepted by this organization.

Yes

Urine dipsticks, pregnancy tests, glucometers are all available, and there is a CLEAR PATHWAY for volunteers to obtain advanced tests that are not immediately available.

No

This organization provides PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING for volunteers (i.e. in-person or online).

Yes

This organization provides written CLINICAL PROTOCOLS to volunteers.

No

Efficiency

This organization PROMOTES the visiting clinics to locals by word of mouth or advertisement, or uses a clinic location that is already well known to locals.

Yes

This organization has a formal TRIAGE, priority, appointment, or ticketing system in place for patients visiting the clinic.

Yes

This organization has a formal STAFFING PLAN describing future needs and a recruitment strategy (i.e. for volunteers, local clinicians, translators, and support staff).

Yes

Impact and Safety

This organization solicits written FEEDBACK FROM VOLUNTEERS after the trip is over.

Yes

This organization provides written EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES to volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the host community.

Unknown

This organization keeps MEDICAL RECORDS that are easily accessible to future clinicians.

Unknown

Cost Effectiveness

The FINANCIAL REPORTS for this organization are transparent and easily available (i.e. via website, annual report, etc).

Yes

This organization describes the balance of COSTS AND BENEFITS TO THE HOST COMMUNITY associated with hosting volunteers (i.e. on its website).

Yes

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Found 124 Results.