Medical Brigade Overview

Volunteers shadow local and foreign health professionals as they provide pro-bono consultations and medications to patients in rural communities. Volunteers assist with in-take, triage, medication packing, and health education.

 

 

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Mission

Work with licensed medical professionals and community  health workers to provide comprehensive health services in rural communities with limited access to health care.

 

 

 

The Brigade

  • Take patient vitals, obtain patient history, shadow and assist licensed physicians, participate in preventative education, and fill prescriptions under a licensed pharmacist.

  • Become familiar with the prevalent health issues in their community and learn about how to prevent and treat those illnesses.

  • Make a tangible impact in a specific community while gaining real life experience in the field of international medicine. 

 

 

 

 

Medical Telebrigade

For people who care about equitable access to healthcare

This innovative program incorporates:

  • Mobile medical clinics

  • Interviews with physicians

  • Medical Spanish

  • Introduction to pharmacology

  • Exposure to unique epidemiological cases