Healing the Children is a nonprofit organization that helps underserved children, in the United States and around the world, access the health care they need and deserve.
Medical teams volunteer their time and services to meet the needs of children around the world. Examples of medical professional volunteers are: surgeons, pediatricians, family practice physicians, anesthesiologists, surgical scrub nurses, PACU nurses, audiologists, podiatry, ophthalmologists/optometrists/opticians, dentists, and dental hygienists.
Healing the Children Arizona is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping children from all over the world find life-saving medical treatment in Arizona, throughout the Southwest United States, and abroad.
Volunteer healthcare providers provide medical and surgical treatments to the children the organization brings to Arizona and the Southwest. Specialized teams of doctors, nurse educators, and other specialists volunteer abroad to work with local staff and help provide advanced training. Additionally, surgical teams volunteer to provide onsite surgeries and medical care in developing countries.
The American Society of Echocardiography Education and Research Foundation (ASE Foundation) is ASE’s charitable arm, helping to assure the viability and visibility of cardiovascular ultrasound.
The ASE Foundation’s global health initiatives and humanitarian events program brings adult and pediatric cardiac care to areas in need, teaching local clinicians and providing direct patient services to at-risk communities. To date, missions have been held in India, Argentina, Vietnam, and Los Angeles.
International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of VietNam (IPSAC-VN) is a philanthropic organization of volunteer clinicians and support personnel. IPSAC-VN’s mission is to enhance the care of the children in Vietnam in a sustainable fashion by healthcare enhancing activities, workforce and institutional capacity building through educational and training exchanges, academic support, material and equipment, and delivery of outreach surgery to the remote highlands.
Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life through provision of medical services and health education.
The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, an independent mission agency based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has healthcare ministries throughout the world, which include full-service hospitals, mobile and itinerant medical clinics, crisis pregnancy centers, and community health evangelism teams.
Volunteer anesthesiologists, dentists, dental hygienists, hospital administrators, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, obstetricians and gynecologists, pediatricians, pharmacists, and physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and surgeons are needed.
The Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery, a nonprofit organization, was founded by a group of leading neurosurgeons in order to address the critical lack of trained neurosurgeons in developing countries.
Volunteer neurosurgeons and personnel teach their techniques to local neurosurgeons, set up neurosurgery residency programs, and provide critical assistance in the operating room.
Chain of Hope, a UK-registered charity, exists to provide children affected by life-threatening heart disease with the treatment to which they very often simply do not have access.
Chain of Hope recruits volunteer cardiac surgeons, cardiac anaesthetists, cardiac intensivists, cardiac intensive care nurses, biomedical engineers, perfusionists, and cardiac theatre nurses.
Project Vietnam Foundation is a California nonprofit humanitarian organization working to create sustainable pediatric health care in Vietnam while providing free health care and aid to impoverished rural areas across the country.
Medical, dental, and vision care are provided by primary care, dental, and surgical volunteers.
The Vietnam Volunteer Network is an organisation which has a wide range of volunteering opportunities in Vietnam.
Doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists, dentists, and other professionals within the medical profession are urgently required to help children in orphanages.
Healing the Children Northeast, a nonprofit volunteer organization located in New Milford, Connecticut, is committed to arranging free surgical, dental, and medical treatment for children in need in the U.S. and abroad.
OMF International, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Colorado, partners with local churches to serve communities and demonstrate Christ’s love in practical ways.
Please see this link for current medical volunteering openings.
The goal of Siloam Christian Ministries, a UK registered charity, is to meet people’s needs by bringing medical aid, education, and social relief in partnership with local workers.
Volunteer Eye Surgeons International, a New York-based nonprofit organization, sends ophthalmologists on volunteer missions to conduct surgical clinics and peer training in countries underserved by ophthalmologists.
Orbis International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing quality eye health to the world through training, research, and advocacy.
Orbis International retains a dedicated global network of medical professionals who provide ophthalmic education and instruction to increase the agency’s partners’ skill, service, and the quality of patient care.
The NGO Asian Outreach empowers and transforms the lives of needy Asians by partnering together with churches, companies, governments, foundations, and individuals.
Vets With A Mission is a charity that works in Vietnam to establish clinics and rehabilitation centers, offer medical training programs, and provide medical supplies and equipment. Vets With A Mission also works with local churches to support their outreach efforts, which include Christian medical teams that reach out to those who are unable to get proper medical care. Through Vets With A Mission, these medical teams can give hope to the increasing number of addicts and HIV/AIDS victims in Vietnam.
Healing The Children New Jersey is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide access to medical care and services for children in need throughout New Jersey and worldwide. Countries the organization has traveled to include: Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Volunteer medical practitioners provide pro-bono services to children in New Jersey and internationally. Teams are comprised of pediatricians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and dentists, Medical specialties include ophthalmology, orthopedics, ear/nose/throat, general pediatric surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, and dentistry.
Global Healing—a nonprofit organization based in Berkeley, California—is dedicated to improving health systems in resource-constrained parts of the world.
Rather than provide short-term care, Global Healing’s volunteers provide training to local medical professionals that will have lasting impact.
Hawaiian Eye Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the preservation, restoration, and improvement of vision for people of the Pacific Basin through charitable service, education, and research programs.
Hawaiian Eye Foundation relies on volunteer ophthalmic surgeons, nurses, and techs for its eye care expeditions and training programs in the South Pacific, Viet Nam, and elsewhere in the Pacific Basin.
Global Medic Force is an international not-for-profit organization that engages healthcare professionals to rapidly transfer their medical expertise to colleagues in developing countries using an innovative method of clinical mentoring.
Children’s Hope in Action is a non-governmental organisation providing a wide range of services for disadvantaged children in central Vietnam. Health, disability, and education are the core focus areas.
Children’s Hope in Action is seeking volunteer nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, developmental play therapists, and special education teachers.
Children’s HeartLink is a nonprofit organization whose purpose and aspiration is to assure that children around the world have access to quality care for the treatment of heart disease.
Volunteers are needed for cardiac training visits or on-site training and education. Medical volunteer teams include experienced pediatric cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, intensivists, intensive care nurses, and respiratory therapists.
Children’s Surgery International is a Minnesota-based, nonprofit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services to underprivileged children around the world in a safe, compassionate, and culturally-sensitive manner and promotes in-country self-sufficiency through professional training and support.
Children’s Surgery International is currently sending volunteer surgical teams to Liberia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia annually. Applications are being accepted for operating room nurse, CRNA, and anesthesiologist.