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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

 

Which type of mission trip meets your area of interest or expertise?

Mission trips will mostly include a medical, dental and eye care clinic. All mission trips also include health education and awareness sessions. Just let us know which clinic you want to serve in. You can also go on a mission trip as a non-medical volunteer. Non-medical volunteers play a vital role in the smooth running of all the clinics during mission trips. We have duties for you, whether it’s in the medical, dental or eye care clinic.

To join a team as a non-medical volunteer, click here;
NON-MEDICAL VOLUNTEER

 

MEDICAL MISSIONS

BRINGING HEALTH CARE TO THOSE IN NEED

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

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

 

JOIN A MEDICAL TEAM

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

 

JOIN A DENTAL TEAM

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.

 

JOIN AN EYE CARE TEAM

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