Organization Profile

Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO)

1900 L Street NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Contact: Barbara Edwards
Telephone: 202.296.0928
Fax: 202.296.8018
Email: info@hvousa.org

Website: www.hvousa.org
Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: HVO is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care in developing countries through training and education of local personnel. It is supported by dues and contributions of interested individuals, corporations, and sponsoring professional associations, including the ADA.

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Program Type: Clinical Training

Program Name: None

Countries/Regions Served: Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Laos, Nicaragua, Saint Lucia, and Tanzania

Duration: 1 to 4 weeks

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Language Requirements: None

Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available

Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites

Program Type: Teaching

Program Name: None

Countries/Regions Served: Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Laos, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, and Tanzania

Duration: 1 to 4 weeks

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Language Requirements: None

Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available

Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites

Program Type: Other (Didactic)

Program Name: None

Countries/Regions Served: Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Laos, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, and Tanzania

Duration: 1 to 4 weeks

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Language Requirements: None

Accommodations: Vary; if not provided, low-cost local housing available

Materials Needed: Donations in response to requests from sites