Volunteers In Medical Missions

Honduras

Cost: $1,750 -- Team Members Needed

Leader: Dr. Gary Goforth


After landing in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Friday, the team will travel to Olanchito, Honduras in trucks and/or vans (5-6 hour journey). We will stay in the Beverly Hotel in Olanchito. The team will conduct primary care clinics with a focus on health promotion in villages located within 1-2 hours from Olanchito each day. Team physicians will evaluate and treat all patients presenting to the clinics and have the capability to care for ill patients, administer steroid joint injections, perform minor surgery, and fit for eye glasses.

Dr. Gary Goforth is the Founding Program Director for the family medicine residency program sponsored by the Florida State University College of Medicine and lives in Fort Myers, FL with his wife, Kathy. He has led over 40 VIMM trips and from 2008-2009 served as a VIMM sponsored missionary in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a current VIMM board member and has previously served as board chairman and as an advisory board member.

**PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.** If you submitted an application after January 1, 2009, you do NOT need to submit another one. Just email us with the trip in which you are interested and any changes that need to be made to your application. Email Megan at MeganG@vimm.org. To apply for a trip you must turn off your "Pop Up Blocker" or list the VIMM web address as an allowed site under Internet Tools.

****PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE****

If you submitted an application after January 1, 2009, you do NOT need to submit another one. Just email Megan at MeganG@vimm.org with the trip in which you are interested and any changes that need to be made to your application. To apply for a trip you must turn off your Pop Up Blocker or list the VIMM web address as an allowed site under Internet Tools.