Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO)

1900 L Street NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036
http://www.hvousa.org
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Lauren Franklin
Phone: 202.296.0928
Email: info@hvousa.org
Mission: HVO is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization that improves the availability and quality of health care through the education, training and professional development of the health workforce in resource-scarce countries. HVO envisions a world where all people have access to high quality health care delivered by local health professionals. It is supported by dues and contributions of interested individuals, corporations, and sponsoring professional associations, including the ADA.

Programs

Program Type: Clinical Training
Program Name: None
Countries/Regions Served: Haiti, Laos, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania
Duration: 1 to 4 weeks
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons
Language Requirements: None
Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available
Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites
Dates and Locations:
Program Type: Teaching
Program Name: None
Countries/Regions Served: Haiti, Laos, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania
Duration: 1 to 4 weeks
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons
Language Requirements: None
Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available
Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites
Dates and Locations:
Program Type: Other
Program Name: None
Countries/Regions Served: Haiti, Laos, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania
Duration: 1 to 4 weeks
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons
Language Requirements: None
Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available
Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites
Dates and Locations:
Dentist poiting to xray showing local professionals Local dentists treating boy Dentist teaching local professioals around chair