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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Work with licensed medical professionals and community health workers to provide comprehensive health services in rural communities with limited access to health care.
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.
For people who care about equitable access to healthcare
This innovative program incorporates:
Mobile medical clinics
Interviews with physicians
Introduction to pharmacology
Exposure to unique epidemiological cases