Health through Walls

Health through Walls is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist developing countries in implementing sustainable improvements to health services within their penitentiaries. A primary focus of the effort is the identification, prevention, and management of infectious disease, especially HIV and tuberculosis.

The assistance of volunteer doctors, nurses, technicians, and others is needed.

Africa Inland Mission

Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is an evangelical Christian mission agency serving in over 20 African nations.

AIM’s medical ministries include mobile clinics providing basic medical care in isolated communities, large hospitals providing complex surgeries, longer-term care, education, and prevention.

No Boundaries International

No Boundaries International, a Christianity-based nonprofit organization headquartered in Oklahoma, is dedicated to cross any border to bring relief in the midst of extreme devastation while pointing to one, true rescuer.

Healthcare volunteers are needed in Oklahoma and at No Boundaries International’s locations abroad.

Fields of Life

Fields of Life, a UK-registered charity, is committed to sharing the Christian faith by collaborating with local communities and churches in East Africa to bring about positive change through the provision of quality education, clean water, health promotion, and other community-based projects.

Fields of Life is looking for volunteers who are passionate and are willing to use their skills, gifts, and time to help bring about positive change in the lives of many in East Africa.

Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that strives to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. When disasters strike, Food for the Hungry is often one of the first organizations on the ground to provide and facilitate emergency relief assistance to those in urgent need of food, shelter, and medical care.

Nsiesi’s Foundation for Disease Prevention in Congo

Nsiesi’s Foundation for Disease Prevention in Congo is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting public health and disease prevention in Congo by providing health education and early medical intervention.

Global Medic Force

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.

Congo Helping Hands

Congo Helping Hands is a non-profit Christian organization working to improve the quality of life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through human development in health, education, agriculture, and microeconomics.

United Nations Association of the Democratic Republic of Congo

United Nations Association of the Democratic Republic of Congo is dedicated to helping people throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo by promoting peace, human rights, health, and sustainable development.

Volunteer help is needed in the area of medical assistance.

Footprints Foundation

Footprints Foundation is a Florida-based nonprofit whose local and global mission is to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity with culturally sensitive, evidence-based training of doctors, nurses, midwives, traditional birth attendants, and pregnant mothers and to stop female genital mutilation and child marriages.

The foundation is seeking volunteers— registered nurses, certified nurse midwives, nursing educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners—who are interested in helping to create nursing curriculum and providing training to skilled healthcare workers and traditional birth attendants.

HEAL Africa

HEAL Africa is nonprofit organization that operates a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that specializes in orthopedic and fistula repair surgery. HEAL Africa also works to train health care professionals, educators, and leaders.

Priority is given to volunteers who have specialized skills, speak French or Swahili, and/or who can stay for longer periods of time. Persons who speak only English may be selected depending on the particular skills or aptitude they bring to HEAL Africa.

Africa Inland Mission

Africa Inland Mission is a Christian nonprofit organization whose medical ministries take on many forms, from mobile clinics providing basic medical care in isolated communities to work in large hospitals providing complex surgeries, longer-term care, education, and prevention.

BMS World Mission

BMS World Mission is a charity that is working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS personnel are mainly involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media and advocacy.
See this link for current vacancies in health ministries.

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health, education, and quality of life for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Medical volunteers are needed.

Adventist Health International

Adventist Health International (AHI) is a nonprofit corporation focused on upgrading and managing mission hospitals by providing governance, consultation, and technical assistance to a number of affiliated Seventh-day Adventist hospitals throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

AHI is built upon the many talents of its volunteers. The greatest need is for licensed healthcare professionals.

HOPE worldwide

HOPE worldwide is a non-profit, faith-based volunteer program focusing on leadership training and community service throughout the world. It brings people from all different backgrounds together to work across the globe serving the world’s poor.

Crossworld

Crossworld is a nonprofit cross-cultural mission agency that needs volunteers, including those in the healthcare fields.

Hope Without Borders

Hope Without Borders is a nonprofit organization that is committed to bringing hope to communities in need by providing education, medical care, and clean water.

Every year Hope Without Borders organizes international volunteer trips. Teams are made up of university students, practitioners, and professionals.

Christian Health Service Corps

Christian Health Service Corps is a nonprofit community of Christian doctors, health professionals, and health educators serving the poor in places that have little or no access to health care. 

There are two forms of service through Christian Health Service Corps. One is for professionals and spouses seeking to serve at mission hospitals and health programs, and the other is for healthcare and allied health professionals seeking to work at the community level focusing more on health promotion than healthcare delivery.

Medical Benevolence Foundation

Medical Benevolence Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works to provide hope and healing to those most in need. Working with international church partners, healing ministries are supported in more than 100 hospitals and clinics around the world. 

Healthcare professionals are needed as volunteers on medical and vision mission trips.

Episcopal Relief and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church and an independent nonprofit organization. Its programs work toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Together with its partners, the organization rebuilds after disasters and empowers people to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and disease.

Please see this link for information on volunteer opportunities.

CURE International

CURE International is a nonprofit Christian healthcare network that operates charitable hospitals and programs in underserved countries worldwide.

CURE International sends volunteer healthcare professionals to serve, teach, and mentor their in-country staff, as well as provide continuity of care during a leave of absence.

Lighthouse Medical Missions

The vision of Lighthouse Medical Missions is to bring the love of God to the sick and dying in the poorer nations of the world. Teams consist of volunteers such as doctors, nurses, dentists, EMTs, pharmacists, and dietitians who freely give of their time and finances to reach the forgotten and neglected with the truth of the Gospel through medicine.

Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International is a nonprofit Christian global health organization that helps people affected by disaster, conflict, and poverty.

There are volunteer opportunities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oregon, and Washington for family practice physicians, OB/GYNs, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, certified nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, physical therapists, radiologists, sonographers, biomedical technicians, paramedics, dentists, and dental assistants. Disaster response volunteers include ER doctors, ER nurses, nurse practitioners, family and general practitioners, mental health practitioners, nutritionists, obstetricians and gynecologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, paramedics, and public health specialists.

Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international medical charity that provides free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other facial deformities. 
 

Medical volunteers provide life-saving surgical and post-operative care to patients in the world’s most underserved environments. All medical volunteers are required to be active in their profession. Medical volunteers that are accepted are anesthesiologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, dentists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, OR/RR/pre-post nurses, pediatricians, surgeons (plastic, oral maxillofacial, and cleft), pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists and neonatologists, certified child life specialists, speech pathologists, biomed technicians