Working on a list of locations that are open to have students and Midwives come serve. You will need to prayerfully need to figure out where you feel led to serve and will be going at own risk. If you have locations to recommend please let me know ..
Clinical trip to Dominican Republic Oct 3-16 ,2017 with possible 2 extra weeks with 2nd Midwife leading if desired. We all stay together in a house with attached Hostel that has some amazing gardens for apx $10 a night. flights are in to Santiago Dominican Republic and location is only about 20 min away. Our driver will pick you up for about $20 .Food can be cooked on side or can do shared meals with others interested. Hospital has 30 or so births a day with apx 30% c-sec rate . Advanced students following rules will be allowed low risk deliveries and all other areas (B feeding, newborn exams, doula etc) . Beg students and doulas will help as doulas, breastfeeding, newborn exams and will watch deliveries
$500 preceptor fee plus expenses. (flight from SC $500,ESTIMATED costs- food $10 a day, shared rides $6 a day, lodging $10-20 a day depending on room, extra $ for tourist time, gifts etc)
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Note supplies are scarce at times so please bring 2- 50lb bags of donations for moms and hospital. Baby clothes, medical supplies ,sheets, etc. Will provide ideas to get free donations.Wheelchairs are great too and can go free of charge !
http://hearts4africa.net Hearts 4 Africa is committed in the effort to reduce the mother and infant mortality and morbidity rates in Uganda Africa by providing clean, safe, loving environments for birth, improving the prenatal and postpartum