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Country: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru

Length of Trip: 1-12 weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: $820

Urban/Rural: Both

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

$500-$1000

More than 10

10-50

A Broader View Volunteers

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 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.

No

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 2 reviewer(s).

Country: Peru

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 4

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: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

2-10

Amazon Promise

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 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.

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).

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 9 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: Nicaragua

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 28

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

More than 10

More than 50

Corner of Love

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.

No

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.

No

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: Guatemala

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 6

Cost per Week: $1,500

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Physician/mid-level provider

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

$1000-$2000

2-10

10-50

Curamerica Global

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: Nicaragua

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, Nurse, Healthcare-related trainee, Dental

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

More than $2000

More than 50

Helping Hands Health Education, Inc.

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).

No

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: Mexico

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 16

Cost per Week: $600

Urban/Rural: Rural

Type of Volunteer: Dental

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

$500-$1000

More than 10

More than 50

Mexican Medical Ministries

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 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.

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).

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: Nicaragua

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

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars (4.4 / 5)

Mision Para Cristo

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: 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.

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).

No

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: 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).

Country: Guatemala

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 12

Cost per Week: $1,250

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.3 Stars (4.3 / 5)

$1000-$2000

More than 10

Refuge International

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.

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.

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).

No

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Mexico

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $280

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

Less than $500

Flying Samaritans

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 1.7 Stars (1.7 / 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.

No

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.

No

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: Nicaragua, Peru

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 2

Cost per Week: Not available

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

2-10

10-50

FNE International

Sustainability: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 1.7 Stars (1.7 / 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.

No

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 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $850

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

$500-$1000

More than 10

10-50

Global Brigades

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 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.

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.

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.

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 3 reviewer(s).

Country: Guatemala

Length of Trip: 2 Weeks

Trips per Year to Latin America: Not available

Cost per Week: $1,300

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Secular NGO

Type of Clinic: Hospital Based Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

$1000-$2000

More than 50

Helps International

Sustainability: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 5)

Education: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 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.

No

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.

No

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.

No

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 3 reviewer(s).

Country: Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru (Rotating Sites)

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 5

Cost per Week: $1,650

Urban/Rural: Both

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

$1000-$2000

2-10

10-50

Medical Missions Outreach

Sustainability: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 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.

No

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.

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 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Haiti

Length of Trip: 1 Week

Trips per Year to Latin America: 43

Cost per Week: $625

Urban/Rural: Rural

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

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Mobile or Informal Clinic, Standing Clinic

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

$500-$1000

More than 10

10-50

Mission of Hope

Sustainability: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 3.8 Stars (3.8 / 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.

No

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).

No

Based on information provided by 1 reviewer(s).

Country: Bolivia

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, Nurse, Dental

Type of Organization: Faith Based

Type of Clinic: Not available

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

Partnership in Mission – Catholic Diocese of Joliet

Sustainability: 2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Education: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Preparedness: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Efficiency: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Impact: 5 Stars (5 / 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.

No

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).

No

Based on information provided by 2 reviewer(s).

Found 362 Results.