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DOCARE International - Medical Missions

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
June 12-28, 2009

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DOCARE needs you to sponsor a mission! We will provide you with the materials you need to develop and carry out a medical mission, and we can match you with prior sponsors who can answer your questions along the way. We will support you while you provide support to others by using your time and talents to coordinate a mission.
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Upcoming Missions

Antigua, Guatemala
February 13-28, 2009

San Andreas, Guatemala
Feb. 20-March 6, 2009

San Martin & Chimaltenango Regions, Guatemala
March 7-21, 2009

Lilongwe, Malawi
April 1-May 1, 2009

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
June 12-28, 2009

Huamachuco, Peru
August 6-19, 2009

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Lake Atitlan, GUATEMALA

MISSION DESCRIPTION


Mission Site: Lake Atitlan Region, Western Highlands, Guatemala

Mission Dates: 6/15/09 - 6/29/09 (2 Weeks)

Deadline for Receipt of Volunteer Applications: 3/1/09

Mission Objective: 17th medical outreach to provide primary healthcare to Mayans living in villages around the lake and small town outside of Antigua.

MISSION CONTACTS

Mission Director: Camille Z. Bentley, DO
Chief Medical Officer: Camille Z. Bentley, DO
Coordinator/Logistics Officer: Camille Z. Bentley, DO

Volunteers Needed

Healthcare Professionals Needed:
Primary Care Physicians
10
Volunteer
Nurses, Paramedics
4
Volunteer
Pharmacists
2
Volunteer
Podiatrist
1
Volunteer
Dentist
1
Volunteer

Support Personnel, Including Osteopathic Medical Students, Needed:
RVU Medical Students
30
Volunteer
Med Students from other programs with approval
6
Volunteer

HOUSING
Locally run hotels used. Double occupancy, private bath.

HOST COUNTRY INFORMATION

Will the host country be providing government support?: Yes
If yes, what type?: Guests of La Secretaria de Obras Sociales de la Esposa del Presidente - SOSEP and Asociacion Caminar, Police escort provided.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Trip is coordinated in conjunction with Rocky Vista University COM. For more detailed information and registration forms, please visit www.rockyvistauniversity.org under "Public Involvement - Medical Outreach" or contact Dr. Bentley.




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