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International Outreach

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PUERTO RICO (MAY 2018)

Outreach Program Leader: Dean Elaine Wallace

Dates (Approx.):  May 5th – 13th, 2018

Price: Approx. $1000 - includes airfare, transportation in PR, lodging, food and other expenses.

Deposit: $300.00 deposit due by: 4/3/2018.

The Puerto Rico Medical Outreach trip will focus on medical relief for those most affected by hurricane Maria by providing medical care and medication at no cost.

Students, faculty, staff, physicians, and other community members will volunteer their time and talent to help the underserved people of the island.  

This trip allows all participants to develop relationships with community residents, compile their medical history, and treat an extremely wide variety of tropical diseases.

Please submit completed applications to: Evelyn Martinez by 4/2/18. For NSU Faculty/Student/Staff, please complet the online Application From.

For additional information please contact: Evelyn Martinez at (954) 262-1897.

 

JAMAICA (JUNE 2018)

Outreach Program Leader: Dr. Paula Anderson-Worts

Dates: June 2 -11, 2018

Cost: $1,375 estimated including roundtrip airfare/travel from Fort Lauderdale to Kingston, transport, accommodations, and about 70% of meals.

Application deadline: Currently accepting applications

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 Kingston 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.

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

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