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  • Jennifer Staple
    Dear all, These international medical opportunities during Winter, Spring, and Summer will likely be of interest to many people on this e-mail list. Africa,
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 27, 2004
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      Dear all,

      These international medical opportunities during Winter, Spring, and Summer will likely be of interest to many people on this e-mail list. 

      Africa, Asian, Eastern European, and Latin American Country Opportunities - Short and Long Term Volunteer Opportunities

      Unite For Sight volunteers prescribe eyeglasses, screen for eye disease and coordinate and fund diagnosis, treatment, and surgery by doctors.  Volunteers also implement Train the Trainer programs for teachers and educate children and adults about eye health and ways to prevent blindness. 

      All persons over the age of 18 are welcome to apply for these volunteer opportunities, including premedical students, medical students, public health professionals, doctors, corporate professionals, nurses, graduate students, retired professionals, and others.

      If you are interested in the volunteer opportunities listed below, please contact JStaple@... and consult www.uniteforsight.org

      Winter 2005
      China: December 28 - January 10
      Morogoro, Tanzania: December 28 - January 10

      Spring 2005

      Latin America
      Xela, Guatemala: Flexible Dates Between January and October 2005

      Africa
      Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana: December 28 - February 28; February 15 - May 15; May 15 - August 15
      Nyamuswa, Tanzania: January 15 - March 15
      Pobe, Benin: January 15 - May 15 (flexible dates available)

      India
      Bihar, India: March 6 - March 16 (SPRING BREAK INTERNSHIP)
      Chennai, India: February 10 - March 1 (SPRING BREAK INTERNSHIP)
      Hyderabad, India: February 1-28, 2005

      Eastern Europe
      Stepanavan and Tashir, Armenia: April 1 - June 1

      Summer 2005

      Latin America
      San Salvador, El Salvador: May 1 - May 30
      Xela, Guatemala: Flexible Dates through October 2005

      India
      Punjab, India: May 1 - May 30
      Alwar, Rajasthan, India: June 1 - June 30
      Pradesh, India: June 15 - June 30
      New Delhi, India: July 1 - July 30
      Kolkata, India: July 1 - August 10
      Chandigarh, India: August 15 - September 20

      Africa
      Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana: May 10 - August 15
      Humjibre, Ghana: June 1 - July 30
      Pobe, Benin: June 15 - July 30
      Kenya: June 1 - July 30
      Iringa Region, Uganda: June 2 - July 15
      Nyamuswa, Tanzania: July 1 - August 20
      Buea, Cameroon: August 1 - August 20

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