Organization Profile

Glens Falls Medical Mission (GFMM)

P.O. Box 627
Glens Falls, NY 12801
United States

Contact: Dr. Erina Eccher or Kathleen Braico
Telephone: None
Fax: None
Email: erinaeccher@yahoo.com

Website: www.gfmmf.org
Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: To serve the population of Nueva Santa Rosa, Guatemala and surrounding villages with twice yearly dental and medical care. Dental care is mostly extractions. GFMM also provides fluoride varnish to children's teeth, sealants of permanent molars in children, and toothbrushing education.

Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name: Project Guatemala

Countries/Regions Served: Guatemala

Duration: 9 days (5-day clinic)

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and assistants (as well as MD's, NP's, PA's, RN's, translators, pharmacists, lab tech, etc.)

Language Requirements: Spanish preferred but not required

Accommodations: A local hotel, transportation and all meals included

Materials Needed: GFMM has some supplies, but you need to bring some of your own; contact for more details

Program Type: Teaching

Program Name: Project Guatemala

Countries/Regions Served: Guatemala

Duration: 9 days (5-day clinic)

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and assistants (as well as MD's, NP's, PA's, RN's, translators, pharmacists, lab tech, etc.)

Language Requirements: Spanish preferred but not required

Accommodations: A local hotel, transportation and all meals included

Materials Needed: GFMM has some supplies, but you need to bring some of your own; contact for more details

Program Type: Other (Supply local dental clinics with equipment)

Program Name: Project Guatemala

Countries/Regions Served: Guatemala

Duration: 9 days (5-day clinic)

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, and assistants (as well as MD's, NP's, PA's, RN's, translators, pharmacists, lab tech, etc.)

Language Requirements: Spanish preferred but not required

Accommodations: A local hotel, transportation and all meals included

Materials Needed: GFMM has some supplies, but you need to bring some of your own; contact for more details