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GLOBAL HEALTH SQUADS

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Global Health Squads

HELP RESOLVE PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGES

WHILE LEARNING THE SYSTEMS THAT CAUSE THEM.

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HEALTH PROJECTS INCLUDE:

    • Conducting mobile medical clinics for community children
    • Vision screening program with distribution of glasses
    • Dental screening program with support of local dentists
    • Installing hand washing stations in schools

 

Global Health programs also include guided tours and visitations of local health facilities in the community and student-led interviews and presentations by local medical professionals.

SUPPORTING HEALTH EDUCATION:

Each Health Squad includes our curriculum that examines the social context and infrastructure for public health infrastructure at home versus our partner communities abroad. Health Squads include visitations of local health facilities in community partners and presentations by local medical professionals.

Volunteers are Trained to Prepare and Deliver Workshops In:

Sanitation and hygiene

Dental care

 Exercise and nutrition

EACH GLOBAL HEALTH SQUAD PROVIDES:

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Learning Objectives

for Volunteers

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Tangible Health Project

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Guest Lectures from Local Experts

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Cross-Cultural Sensitivity Training

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Local Language Instruction

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Enriching Cultural Activities

Squads Details

Duration: Health Squads can range between 1-2 weeks. In addition to the service component, cultural enrichment activities are available in each country (example: Machu Pichu visit).

Donation Goal: Each volunteer is expected to fundraise a minimum of $990 to cover all their in-country expenses, which includes: transport, local staff, meals, insurance, and accommodations in our private Home-Bases. Additionally, Squads fundraise towards a Group Project Contribution of $1500 or more.

Each Squads needs a minimum of 6 volunteers and one adult chaperone. Chaperones participate for free without a donation goal.

Past Health Squads Projects:

<h2>COSTA RICA<br> JUCO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL</h2>

COSTA RICA
JUCO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Project 1- Dental care clinic, create dental care educational materials and donate supplies.

Project 2- Build a handwashing station, paint a mural, and install an educational bulletin board.

Project 3- Creation of a small vegetable garden to connect with nutrition education & awareness.

<h2>COSTA RICA<br>ujarras elementary school</h2>

COSTA RICA
ujarras elementary school


Project 1- Dental care clinic, create dental care educational materials and donate supplies.

Project 2- Build a handwashing station, paint a mural, and install an educational bulletin board.

Project 3- Creation of a small vegetable garden to connect with nutrition education & awareness.

<h2>Peru<br>fe y alegria school</h2>

Peru
fe y alegria school


Project 1- Dental care clinic, create dental care educational materials and donate supplies.

Project 2- Build a handwashing station, paint a mural, and install an educational bulletin board.

Project 3- Creation of a small vegetable garden to connect with nutrition education & awareness.

<h2>Ghana<br>Ho Kpodzi Basic “A” School</h2>

Ghana
Ho Kpodzi Basic “A” School


Project 1- Dental care clinic, create dental care educational materials and donate supplies.

Project 2- Build a handwashing station, paint a mural, and install an educational bulletin board.

Project 3- Creation of a small vegetable garden to connect with nutrition education & awareness.