Domestic Virginia RAM clinic needs Volunteers

March 5-6 RAM clinic at Southern Virginia University needs volunteers. We will be providing Vision, Dental and Medical care. Glasses will be made on site. We are looking for Optometrists, Ophthalmic Assistants, and Ophthalmologists. More info can be found here. Volunteers may sign up...

VOSH PA in need of OD for May Haiti Mission

VOSH PA is need an OD for our May 22 – 28 mission to Pont Sonde’ Haiti, 70 miles north of Port au Prince. This is our third year year in Pont. We will see 1200-1800 patients in five clinic days, at least three in local community health clinic and probably two remote clinics. Paul D Halpern, OD, Leader. Contact info:...

Remote Area Medical looking for Volunteers to Help Refugees

Remote Area Medical™ (RAM™) has been sending teams of volunteers to go to Greece to help in what has become the largest movement of refugees since World War II. But we need to do more. Please help us to recruit volunteers starting immediately in 2016.  Optometrists and other eye specialists are needed to prescribe eye glasses for adults and children who have lost their glasses, or perhaps never had a pair in their war torn communities.  We also need dentists to relieve pain from infected teeth, as well as pediatricians, women’s health specialists, nurses, EMTs, and other folks who just feel the urge to help. Please call your nearest RAM Recruiting Station at 865 579 1530, www.ramusa.org or email Stan Brock stanbrock@ramusa.org or Oriane Leake...

Canadian Foundation Needs Optometrists for February Nicaragua Trip

The Ascenta Foundation is a Canadian charity that performs medical campaigns to remote locations in third world countries. We offer medical, dental and optometry services, as well as a pharmacy. Our next campaign is in February 2016 to Nicaragua. We are in desperate need of Optometrists. The campaign would run from Feb 17 to Feb 28, 2016. Please contact Laura McAlear at 604.716.2347 if you are...