Organization Profile

Peacework

209 Otey Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060
United States

Contact: Pam Burwell
Telephone: 540.953.1376 or 800.
Fax: 540.953.0300
Email: mail@peacework.org

Website: www.peacework.org
Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: Managing global service projects worldwide for health and medical professionals, students, and related services in collaboration with indigenous partners in clinical and educational settings in countries where there are areas of poverty and need. Specialties such as dentistry and pediatrics are very much in need.

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Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name:

Countries/Regions Served: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and Latin America and the Carribean

Duration: Usually 8 to 14 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants

Language Requirements: Latin American programs, Spanish recommended (Other language abilities can be matched with sites worldwide.)

Accommodations: Provided, on-site or nearby in guesthouses or small hotels

Materials Needed: Volunteers contributions toward the cost of materials and supplies and/or to arrange for donations of pharmaceuticals and other supplies appropriate for their placement

Program Type: Teaching

Program Name: Peacework Medical Volunteer Program

Countries/Regions Served: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and Latin America and the Carribean

Duration: Usually 8 to 14 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants

Language Requirements: Latin American programs, Spanish recommended (Other language abilities can be matched with sites worldwide.)

Accommodations: Provided, on-site or nearby in guesthouses or small hotels

Materials Needed: Volunteers contributions toward the cost of materials and supplies and/or to arrange for donations of pharmaceuticals and other supplies appropriate for their placement