International Team looking for Optometrists Mexico & St. Martin trips

We are an international eye care team looking for Optometrists for upcoming  mission to Tecalitlan Mexico. Departure October 28th and return either  November 6th  or November 11th for those going to Puerto Vallarta after the mission. In addition, we are looking for 2 more Optometrists for our St. Martin mission where we will be screening and examining students for the Ministry of Health. Departure is February 5th and will return February 20th. Contact Pierre Labine at...

VOSH-NC recruiting doctors for Trinidad mission

VOSH-NC is recruiting doctors for our upcoming mission to Trinidad. We currently only have one OD signed up for this clinic, and would love to have at least 4 or 5.  We held our first clinic in Trinidad last January, and the Rotary Club of Penal are great hosts, hard workers, and fun people. Next VOSH-NC Clinic: January 10-13, 2017 – Penal, Trinidad Trip Leader: Christina Smith, OD drcsmith@bellsouth.net  Host: Rotary Club of Penal   Trip Fee: $200 per person Food and accommodation during the trip are paid for by the Rotary Club of Penal.     Expenses will include the $200 trip fee + flights + any extra travel you want to plan (flights to Tobago for the weekend ~$50)   This trip will cap at 12 people.  If you are interested in joining, please contact Dr. Christina...

Clinics to Cap Haitien, Haiti looking for ODs

We are in need of OD’s for two eye mission to Cap Haitien, Haiti. I am currently putting together teams forNov 13-19, 2016 and Jan 8-14. I have led about a dozen trips to this area and it is always an amazing experience. We have awesome in country support with trained interpreters, surgeons to do cataract and glaucoma surgery and a very safe hotel with a nice pool and good food. OD’s are welcome to bring a teenage (or older) son or daughter, or a spouse or travel companion as long as there is still a volunteer spot open. Please considering joining our team!...

VOSH Recognized in Foresight Magazine

VOSH and its student divison, SVOSH, is recognized by Foresight Magazine for the impact it has on the people it brings sight to, as well as the members of the organization. I anticipated to have a trip that would be clinically fulfilling yet I was mistaken, because it was much more; the trip was unforgettable, rewarding, and heartfelt. –Arieneh Tahmasian, PCO Class fo 2017 Read the full article...