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Consult our directory of over 300 organizations offering primary care medical volunteer opportunities in Latin America.

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Just what am I signing up for?

Volunteer organizations are evaluated according to our framework of literature-based best practice recommendations, so you can be sure that your efforts will truly benefit host communities.

There are six elements – swipe left to learn more.

1. Sustainability

Collaboration between the sending organization and local health services.

Continuity of Care and a clear referral process for higher levels of care.

Continuous presence of organizational staff or a partner organization in the host community.

Local leadership by including a local medical provider in clinical care on the medical mission.

2. Education

Capacity building by training host providers, local health workers, or community health workers.

Public health work or health promotion to address the community’s health concerns.

3. Preparedness

Volunteer pre-screening

Pre-departure training

Written clinical protocols

Adequate resources and a clear pathway to obtain advanced tests.

4. Efficiency

Publicity, including advance promotion of visiting clinics to the host community, or a well-known clinic location.

A Staffing plan describing future medical mission needs and a recruitment strategy.

A Triage or priority system in place for clinic patients.

5. Impact and Safety

Written post-trip feedback from volunteers.

Medical records that are easily accessible to future volunteers.

Written clinical protocols for volunteers, describing an approach to common diseases in the community

6. Cost Effectiveness

Transparency on financial costs faced by organization.

Knowledge of financial cost to community associated with hosting volunteers.

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 11

Cost per Week: $1,400

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$1000-$2000

More than 10

Rice Foundation

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: More than 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Not available

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

More than 10

Individualized scheduling

Roatan Volunteer Pediatric Clinic

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Country: Brazil, Nicaragua

Length of Trip: Not Available

Trips per Year to Latin America: 3

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

2-10

Rock’s Medical Outreach

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Country: El Salvador

Length of Trip: Not Available

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

Salvadorean Association for Rural Health (ASAPROSAR)

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Country: Honduras, Peru

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Not available

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

Trips for individuals

Individualized scheduling

Samaritan’s Purse (World Medical Mission)

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Country: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $630

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$500-$1000

More than 50

SCORE International

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 8

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: Not rated

2-10

Send Hope

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Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti

Length of Trip: Not Available

Trips per Year to Latin America: 2

Cost per Week: $650

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$500-$1000

2-10

10-50

Sending 70 (Hispaniola Mountain Ministries)

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Country: Bolivia, Ecuador

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $2,415

Urban/Rural: Both

Type of Volunteer: Not available

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: Not rated

More than $2000

Servants in Faith and Technology (SIFAT)

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Country: Haiti

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, Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

2-10

10-50

Serve Haiti

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 4

Cost per Week: $1,200

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$1000-$2000

2-10

Serving at the Crossroads

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Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 2

Cost per Week: $535

Urban/Rural: Both

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

Type of Organization: Not available

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$500-$1000

2-10

Serving in God’s Name

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Country: Guatemala

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 2

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Not available

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: Not rated

2-10

Sharing the Journey International

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Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Not available

Type of Volunteer: Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: Not rated

Short Term International Medical Missions Abroad

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 20

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

More than 10

10-50

Shoulder to Shoulder

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Country: Dominican Republic

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

Solid Rock International

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Country: Dominican Republic

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

2-10

10-50

Somos Amigos

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Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: Not Available

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

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

Overall Rating: Not rated

Trips for individuals

Individualized scheduling

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

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Country: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 20

Cost per Week: $895

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Healthcare-related trainee

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

$500-$1000

More than 10, Trips for individuals

10-50, Individualized scheduling

Students International

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Country: Honduras

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $300

Urban/Rural: Not available

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: Not rated

Less than $500

Bring your own team

Bring your own team

Such is the Kingdom Ministries, Inc./ Project Talitha Cumi

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