January 2022 - Honduras Medical/Dental Mission Trip

WHEN
Jan 21 2022 - Jan 28 2022
WHERE
Cofradia, Distrito Central, HN
COST
$1,500.00

Honduras January 2022: Medical/Dental

January 21-28, 2022

A large group of healthcare providers, dentists, teachers and laypersons will work with our local physician, Dr. Jorge Ponce, to provide care and spiritual support to the communities outside of Cofradia, Honduras.  We will provide acute medical care, chronic disease management, dental services, medications, and eyeglasses to approximately 2,000 patients in five of the 21 communities overseen by our in-country physician.  We look forward to supporting local church leaders and continuing to provide longitudinal care for needy families with whom we have built long-term relationships. 

A trip with Luke 9:2 Ministries presents an opportunity to make a long-term impact on both the physical and spiritual health of the people of Honduras.  We are currently looking for healthcare providers (physician, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, dentist, physical therapist, pharmacist, optometrist, counselor, psychologist) as well as interested laypersons to complete our team of volunteers.  If you have questions, please email us at [email protected]

 

Total Donation:     $TBD  (will include airline flight from Nashville, lodging, 2 meals/day, in-country transportation, travel insurance, medications)

Medical Director:   Elizabeth Yakes, MD 

Team Leader:        Brian Shaw

340 days left

Application Opens:
Jul 1 2021
12:00 AM CDT
Application Deadline:
Oct 31 2021
1:00 PM CDT

Donate

Todd Warren

Financial

$1,500.00

$200.00 Deposit Due 9/15/2021

Meetings

Aug 15 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT

Information Meeting #1

Crievewood Baptist Church: CRC building 480 Hogan Road Nashville, TN 37220

One-hour informational meeting to introduce the mission, review goals of the trip, and answer questions from potential team members. Anyone interested in potentially serving with Luke 9:2 Ministries is invited to attend. We will be meeting in the CRC building at Crievewood Baptst Church (located on the west side of the church).

Jan 8 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST

Pill Packing & Team Meeting

Crievewood Baptist Church - Fellowship Hall 480 Hogan Road Nashville, TN

Join other team members as well as approximately 100 local volunteers to pack medications, supplies, prosthetics, and eyeglasses for the January 2022 Medical/Dental Mission Trip. Following the pill-packing event, the entire team will meet for last minute trip preparations and review.

Requirements

Prerequisites

  1. Passport (not expiring in the next 6 months)
  2. Completed and approved application
  3. Donation in full ($TBD)
  4. Current vaccinations for international travel (age-appropriate)
  5. Documentation of healthcare license or certificate (if applicable)

Responsibilities

  1. Participate actively in daily clinics
  2. Help with set-up and clean-up for each clinic
  3. Function as a team-player
  4. Attend all daily devotionals and nightly report-back sessions
  5. Watch informational online videos as preparation for the trip
  6. Participate in-person (or online if necessary) in Team Meetings as determined by Trip Leader and Medical Director
  7. Participate in Pill Packing Event - January, 2022 9am-1pm (optional for out-of-town volunteers)

Restrictions

  1. 12 years or older

Preparation

  1. Ensure vaccines are up to date

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