Aug 31, 2016 | MessagesVOSH-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 email@example.com 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...
May 5, 2016 | MessagesVOSH-Texas needs optometrists and opticians for their clinic in the town of Guerrero, state of Chihuahua, Mexico June 15 – 17, 2016. Please contact Thomas Pruett,...
Mar 8, 2016 | MessagesGreat Shape, Inc is looking for volunteers to attend their 2016 Jamaica clinics. The trips will travel to Negril, Jamaica October 7-17 and to Ocho Rios, Jamaica October 14-24. The clinics seek to serve 1500 Jamaicans at each clinic over 4.5 clinic days and include general nursing services and cataract surgery as well. Lodgings will be at Sandals resorts. Contact Tiffany at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. See thier poster for info: iCARE 2016 Invitation...
Sint Maarten Lions Club is looking for a VOSH Chapter to lead a clinic trip to Sint Maarten (Dutch Caribbean)
Feb 24, 2016 | MessagesI am a member of the Sint Maarten Lions Club in the Dutch Caribbean. In 2001 our Lions Club brought Canadian Vision Care to the island of Sint Maarten and a group of Ophtomotrist tested the eyes of some 5000 elementary school children and donated some 350 eyeglasses to children needing them. We would like to repeat this beautiful project in the fall of 2016. We will be more than happy if your organization can assist us to realize the screening of all elementary school children this year. Our Club has been involved in sight projects on the island for the past 45 years and have done eye screening and have donated hundreds of eyeglasses to the less fortunate and children. We would appreciate if you could accept to come down to Sint Maarten and screen the eyes of our children and senior citizens. All costs will be covered by our Club either through our own fundraising, corporate sponsorship or a grant from Lions Clubs International. I have been charged with the organization of this project by our incoming president. Please have your group contact promptly if you have interest. Wally Havertong, PDG, PMJF email@example.com 11 Amaryllis Road, Mary’s Fancy Sint Maarten (Dutch...
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