January 2019 - Honduras Medical/Dental Mission Trip

 

Opportunity Overview

Honduras January 2019: Medical/Dental

January 18-25, 2019

 

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 19 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 info@luke9-2ministries.org.

 

Total Donation:     $1,350 (includes airline flight from Nashville, lodging, 2 meals/day, in-country transportation, travel insurance, medications)

Medical Director:   Elizabeth Yakes, MD 

Team Leader:        Brian Shaw

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Cost: $1,350.00 due 10/31/2018

Milestone Amount Due Date
Deposit $200.00 9/15/2018
Name Description Location Date Required?
Information Meeting #1 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. Crievewood Baptist Church 480 Hogan Road Nashville, TN 37220 Aug 19 2018 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT No
Pill Packing & Team Meeting Join other team members as well as approximately 100 local volunteers to pack medications, supplies, prosthetics, and eyeglasses for the January 2019 Medical/Dental Mission Trip. Following the pill-packing event, the entire team will meet for last minute trip preparations and review. Crievewood Baptist Church - Fellowship Hall 480 Hogan Road Nashville, TN Jan 12 2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST No
  1. Passport (not expiring in the next 6 months)
  2. Completed and approved application
  3. Donation in full ($1350.00)
  4. Current vaccinations for international travel (age-appropriate)
  5. Documentation of healthcare license or certificate (if applicable)
  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. Participate in Pill Packing Event (TBD in January 2019 (optional))
  1. 12 years or older
  1. Ensure vaccines are up to date

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