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If you would like to learn more about the COM International Medical Outreach Programs, please contact nsuimoc@gmail.com

Students in the international outreach program

International Outreach

Jamaica (December 2016)

The Jamaica Medical Outreach Program provides free medical care to the underserved. Students, faculty, staff, physicians and other participants in the private sector, volunteer their time and talents to provide medical services that would otherwise be difficult for patients to access. The goal is to provide quality care and build loving and trusting relationships with the opportunity to practice and teach. The Jamaica outreach sends volunteers to rural areas of Jamaica to participate in a humanitarian effort to provide health care services to the community. The volunteer medical group includes physicians and students from various disciplines such as: dentistry, occupational therapy, public health, pharmacy, optometry, and physical therapy. The outreach program to Jamaica allows participants to develop relationships with community residents, while providing greatly need medical care. During the medical outreach, participants will fly into Montego Bay and may spend their non-service days of the trip visiting surrounding sites.

If you would like to learn more about Medical Outreach to Jamaica, please contact Dr. Paula Anderson-Worts at (954) 262-1463.

All forms for Jamaica (below) must be sent to Dr. Anderson-Worts.

Jamaica Application Forms

India Outreach (December 2016)    

The India Medical Outreach Program is geared towards the healthcare needs of thousands of underprivileged tribal people of Dang district and surrounding areas of Gujarat, India, including about 50,000 school children. The clinic and public hospital are located in the city of Ahwa. Students, faculty, staff, physicians, dentists and volunteers from the community all give of their time and talent to provide medical care that would otherwise not be available because of the significant shortage of healthcare professionals available. The goal is to provide quality care and build sustainable relationships with the opportunity to practice, teach and perform research. The India Medical Outreach Trip allows all participants to develop relationships with community residents, compile medical histories and treat an extremely wide variety of diseases.

For additional information or to answer questions please contact: Arti Patel at ap1429@nova.edu

Ecuador Outreach (December 2016) Medical outreach to Ecuador

The Ecuador Medical Outreach Program provides free medical care to the underserved population in rural areas of Ecuador. Students, faculty, staff, physicians and volunteers from the community all give of their time and talent to provide medical care that would otherwise not be available. The goal is to provide quality care and build sustainable relationships with the opportunity to teach and practice. This unique opportunity offers the chance to serve medically needy populations in beautiful isolated areas of Ecuador. The areas served are with the support of the local residents and range from beautiful mountains under 9,000 feet to the cloud forests and eventually down to the rain forest with all of the areas abundant with beautiful birds and foliage. The local leader is a veterinarian and an environmentalist who not only works with us in arranging our sites but also shows us ways to better see the beautiful environment in which we will be providing the health care services. The Ecuador Medical Outreach Trip allows all participants to develop relationships with community residents, compile medical histories and treat a variety of illnesses.

For additional information or to answer questions please contact: Dr. Anthony J. Silvagni or Ms. Chrystelle Jean at intlmed@nova.edu