DOCARE International

DOCARE International
142 E. Ontario St., 4th Floor
Chicago
IL
60611
USA
Phone Number: 
312-202-8163
Fax Number: 
312-202-8224
Contact Person: 
Michael Mallie
Contact Email: 
Organization Category: 
Non-governmental
Types of Opportunities: 

Volunteer

Occupations Needed: 
Mostly physicians (both DO and MD's), dentists, medical and dental students. Also pharmacists, EMT's, nurses, PA's and NP's.
Medical Specialties: 
Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Dentists, Students
Region(s): 
Africa
Asia
Central America
South America
Countries Served: 
Ecuador, Guatemala, Malawi, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Peru, India
Language Requirements: 
None; DOCARE uses local translators.
Time Commitment: 
7 to 14 working days are ideal but can be more or less.
Costs: 

Trip cost varies depending on the trip location and timing and who is running it. Most volunteers pay their own way, and some raise their own funding, but there is no funding that is usually provided by the organization other than for a small amount of supplies.

Comments: 

From the DOCARE website: "DOCARE International is a medical outreach organization dedicated to providing much-needed healthcare to indigent and isolated people in remote areas around the world. Our membership is comprised of professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, disciplines, and locations, and we are always welcoming new members and volunteers."

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