Volunteer Name

James B. Bennett, MD

Site Location

Lima, Peru

Volunteer Date

 

Language(s) Spoken

Spanish and English

Contact Person

www.hvo.org

Travel

Visa required. Airfare responsibility of volunteer. Incountry expenses provided by Peruvian government through EsSalud health care. Terrorist travel warnings in part of the country but not in Lima

Conditions

average to poor equipment and implants may not be available

Teaching Opportunities

Excellent

Minimum Stay

Two weeks

Accomodations

hotel in safe area of city with malls and shopping. Families are welcome at the expense of the volunteer

Summary

Excellent opportunity for travel and surgical teaching experience in Spanish speaking country. Good resident and fellow interaction with staff participation. Opportunity to visit the country of Peru, Andes, Amazon or other South American sites at volunteer expense after time in Lima.

Organization

Orthopaedic Overseas

Region

South America
Approval Status Approved
 

Attachments

Content Type: Volunteer Service Entry
Created at 12/30/2008 11:05 AM by Sarah Meyer Hughes
Last modified at 12/30/2008 11:05 AM by Sarah Meyer Hughes