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WHAT WE DO

OUR WORK


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
~ Mahatma Ghandi

 

Azma International’ s mission trips provide access to medical care in developing countries. We provide medical, dental and eye care clinics to for underserved and poor communities. Our mission trips also provide health education and awareness campaigns, enabling communities to prevent illnesses through health education.

We accept volunteers applying individually, as well as in groups. Schools, friends, families, clubs or any other kind of group is welcome to participate in our missions.Once you apply to volunteer in one of our missions, our mission team coordinators will work with you to design a program that suits you or your group’s needs.

 

Whichever mission trip you choose to participate in, Azma International will ensure that you DO make a difference. From the first day of your volunteer work, you will  be involved in the day-to-day operations of the mission clinics. No matter what your country of origin, race, religion or gender is, we’d love to have you join our team!
By volunteering, you help provide free access to health care and health education to the less fortunate who cannot afford

 

For more information on how to get involved, click here to contact us.

 

MEDICAL MISSIONS

BRINGING HEALTH CARE TO THOSE IN NEED

Azma International partners with local health care providers, leaders and community workers to provide general medical care and medicines to underserved people in the remote villages and towns of third world countries. We work primarily in Kenya, Peru, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.

 

Our mission clinics provide medical services and medicines free of charge and run on a ‘first come first serve’ basis.

Azma International’s mission trips will allow you to take part in meaningful community service abroad, while discovering the people,sights, sounds, language and tastes of other parts of the world.

 

By volunteering, you help provide free access to health care and health education to the less fortunate who cannot afford quality medical care.

 

Who can participate;
1.     Medical professionals
2.     Nursing professionals
3.     Students
4.     Non-medical volunteers
5.     Groups ( schools, family, friends, work colleagues)

 

 

Duties for medical volunteers;

  • – monitoring and taking vitals (blood pressure,temperature etc.)
  • – taking blood samples, blood cultures
  • – IV placements, intravenous infusions and injections
  • – administering drugs
  • – dressing wounds
  • – filling in prescriptions and give to the patient with instructions
  • – assist doctors during different procedures and treatments

 

Duties for non-medical volunteers include

  • – Patient intake and registration
  • – clinic setup
  • – assist in pharmacy, counting and distributing medicines
  • – crowd control, to maintain order in large crowds
  • – distributing donations to patients
  • – assist doctors during different procedures and treatments
  • – assist in teaching health education to patients in the clinic, schools and orphanages. Lessons include first aid, good hygiene practices, dental health and nutrition

 

DENTAL CLINICS

BRIGHTER SMILES AND ORAL EDUCATION

Our free dental clinics provide free dental care to people in underserved communities living in poverty, who cannot afford dental care. Some of the communities we serve are in rural areas, with very few dental health providers. They lack access to oral health care, and have to travel further to see a dentist.Some of them have never seen a dentists before in their entire life, they do not have the means to afford it.These are the kind of people you will serve.

 

Our dental mission trips will give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to help provide free dental care and oral health education, while experiencing a different culture. We would love to have you join us on a mission trip to provide free dental services and oral health education to needy communities, schools and children homes.

 

If you are a dentist, hygienist, or dental assistant and would love to make bring a smile to a less fortunate person, we would love to have you on our next dental mission team. Join us today to provide free dental care to underserved communities.

 

No prior dental experience is required, as there is plenty of work to be done in each dental mission clinic.  We encourage all volunteers to join our team, regardless of their background, race, beliefs and profession.

 

Who can participate;
1.     Dentists
2.     Dental assistants & Hygienists
3.     Dental/ Pre-dental students
4.     Non-dental volunteers
5.     Groups ( schools, family, friends, work colleagues)

 

 

Duties;

1. Oral Examinations

2. Extractions

3. Cleanings

4. Provide dental restorations and sealants

5. Fluoride treatments

6. Oral health and hygiene education

 

Duties for non-dental volunteers include;

 

1. Clinic setup

2. Registration of patients

3. Translators, if you are fluent in the local language

4. Assist in teaching dental health education

5. Crowd control, to maintain order in large crowds

6. Distributing donations

 

EYE CARE MISSIONS

LET THEIR BE SIGHT!

Access to eye care is extremely limited in developing countries,and remains one of the most crucial needs. School going children with easily correctable problems like near and distance vision continue to suffer, and their parents cannot afford basic eye exams and eyewear. Participating in learning and extra curricular activities is a challenge if their vision does not function properly.

 

Azma International partners with local eye care professionals to provide eye care to underserved people in the remote villages and towns in Kenya, Peru and Guatemala. We take our eye clinics to schools, children homes, local clinics and community centers.

 

We provide free eye exams, glasses, eye drops, medicines and health education among other vision correction services. We also teach eye health and common eye diseases in local communities during our mission clinics.

 

Who can participate;
1.    Eye care professionals
2.    Students in Optometry & pre- Optometry
3.    Faculty led groups
4.    Family volunteer groups
5.    Non-professional volunteers

 

Duties for medical volunteers

1. Basic screenings exams

2. Eyewear distribution

3. Testing and recording visual acuity

4. Provide basic eye care instructions

5. Dispensing medications

6. Health Education

 

Duties for non-medical volunteers include

1. Clinic setup

2. Intake and registrations of patients

3. Translators, if you are fluent in the local language

4. Distributing glasses

4. Assist in pharmacy, counting and distributing medicines

5. Crowd control, to maintain order in large crowds.

Start your journey now!

 

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