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!...

Jamaican Mission Looking for ODs to Manage Glaucoma

We are an international eye care team looking for 2 ODs who are comfortable diagnosing and treating glaucoma, in addition to refracting, for a medical mission to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  10% of the patients have glaucoma.  There will be 4 ODs, 9 optometry students, and 7 volunteers.  It will be June 11-18, 2016 and cost is $500 for 7 nights at an all-inclusive resort, food, and mission costs, excluding plane fare.  Please contact Max Cheng ASAP if interested....

Volunteers Needed for Madagascar Sustainable Clinic

Do you have an interest in leading a VOSH mission trip to Madagascar to provide eye care service, while training and mentoring local eye care professionals? Two recent graduates from the School of Optometry in Mali are looking to establish sustainable eye care in their home country of Madagascar and are interested in partnering with a VOSH chapter. If you are interested, please contact Natalie Venezia, Executive Director of V/I mailto:venezia@vosh.org or Clive Miller CEO of Optometry Giving...