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Physicians for Peace

Organization: Medical Care
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
500 East Main Street, 9th Floor
Norfolk, VA 23510

Region:Worldwide
County/Parish:Commonwealth of Virginia



Main/General Business Number: 757.625.7569
Website: http://www.physiciansforpeace.org/


Mission: Our Purpose
The developing world carries 90% of the global disease burden yet has only 10% of the medical resources, according to the United Nations Foundation. Physicians for Peace provides medical education and training, clinical care, and donated medical supplies to developing countries with unmet needs and scarce resources.





This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

Burn Care Program | Dental Program | Eye Bank & Eyeglass Distribution | ODU Student Exchange Program | Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) | Pediatric Ophthalmology Program | Philippines Project | Walking Free Program | Women & Children's Health Initiative

Since the early 1980's, Physicians for Peace (Physicians for Peace) has sent teams of volunteers, including physicians, dentists, nurses and other healthcare providers, on medical education missions to places where their healing skills are needed most, including Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and beyond. Our teams have united doctors from Iran and Iraq, Turkey and Greece, Palestine and Israel, the Philippines and Japan.

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FROM THE SITE:

http://www.physiciansforpeace.org/medical-volunteer.html
Medical Volunteer
Becoming a Volunteer

Volunteers are the life blood of Physicians for Peace. They are the dedicated individuals who give of their time and resources to reach out to the world and help those in need. Physicians for Peace mobilizes volunteers in several categories: medical professionals, communications correspondents, administrative support, and mission support. If you would like to be considered for a volunteer position, please visit our "volunteer interest page" to complete a questionnaire.

Volunteer Interest Page:

http://giving.physiciansforpeace.org/volunteer_interest

Info Source/Changes:
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Created At: Tue Nov 27 09:58:19 -0700 2007
Updated At: Wed Sep 01 16:57:32 -0700 2010
Updated By: LTel


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