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Working with an international medical team is a great way to be involved in something special and also gain valuable experience.
The following international campaigns include those completed in 2015 and 2016 and those planned for 2017:
Ophthalmology mission – February 14 – 21, 2015
This Healing the Children mission again provided a variety of eye surgeries for children. The team worked at the Regional Ophthalmology Institute in Trujillo. As well carrying out surgeries, the visiting team provided lectures for local ophthalmologists and students.
Dental Mission – March 21 – 28, 2015
A Healing the Children Team of 10 dental professionals spent a week providing free treatment and dental surgeries for children at Tres Cruces Policlinic and a local authority clinic in Trujillo.
General Surgery Mission – October 25 – October 30, 2015
A team from International Surgical Health Initiative will carrying out approximately 60 general surgeries, including hernia repairs and cholecystectomies, and minor surgeries for adults at Madre de Cristo Clinic in Trujillo.
General surgery & Gyn Mission – Feb 21 – March 3, 2016
We completed general surgery and a gynecological surgery mission with a Canadian team from Greater Outreach Medical/Educational Destinations (Go-Med). This mission took place in Trujillo at the Hospital of High Complexity. 59 surgeries were successfully completed including a number of complex gynecological operations.
Cleft lip surgery Mission – May 8 – May 21, 2016
A team from Holland carryied out cleft lip surgeries at Arequipa Children’s hospital
Urology Surgery Mission – Aug 28 – Sept 10, 2016
A team from Holland performed urology surgeries at Arequipa Children’s Hospital
General Surgery – Oct 30 – Nov 5, 2016
A team from ISHI returned to Trujillo to perform 30 general surgeries at Trujillo Regional Teaching Hospital and a series of lectures at a local medical school.
Plastic Surgery Mission – Oct 23 – Nov 5, 2016
A plastic surgery mission for both children and adults at Arequipa Children’s Hospital
Cleft Lip Surgery Mission – Jan 5 – Jan 18, 2017
A team from Spain performing cleft lip surgeries at Arequipa Children’s Hospital
General Surgery Mission in Trujillo – May 2017
We are in the planning stages to recieve a team from ISHI who will be carrying out a free general surgery mission
General Surgery and Gynecology Mission in Trujillo – Nov 2017
We are in the planning stages to recieve a team from Go-Med who will be carrying out a free general surgery mission
The international surgical campaigns normally last for one week and those participating students may have the opportunity to spend time in the operating rooms with surgeons from the US and Canada, as well as providing support with pre and post-operative care.
Are you a health care or education NGO?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our health campaigns. We are interested in partnering with NGOs and teams of professionals interested in carrying out surgical or other health care missions in Peru.