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Health Volunteers Overseas

We envision a world where all people have access to quality health care, working to achieve health for all by educating & supporting health workers.

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Glen Crawford, MD/ Health Volunteer Overseas

In the last several months, the world’s health care systems have significantly been tested, as the new coronavirus spread swiftly across the globe. But many have been sounding the alarm on an impending deficit of medical personnel for years, long before COVID-19 was a known disease.

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Katherine Nixon, MD / Health Volunteers Overseas

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James Smith, MD / Health Volunteers Overseas

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Glen Crawford / Health Volunteers Overseas

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Dr. Bellet with an article highlighting his Wyss experience
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Glen Crawford / Health Volunteers Overseas

When Fanuel Bellet, MD attended the 2018 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, he was just five months from completing his residency at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania.

“I’ll be finishing my training in August,” Dr. Bellet noted during the meeting. “So from there, I’ll be moving to Haydom Lutheran Hospital, which is far from KCMC in a rural area, and I will be the only surgeon in that area.”

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