Click on any of the following to learn about:

The IMVA and what it does
The major health problems around the world
International aid organizations
Frequently asked questions about what you can do to help
Books, journals and newsletters for healthcare workers abroad
Sources of educational materials for health workers abroad
Volunteer seeking organizations and their personnel needs
How volunteers can find good assignments
Evaluating potential assignments overseas
Registering yourself as a potential volunteer so that organizations can contact you
How to prepare for an overseas assignment
Keeping healthy on assignment overseas
Keeping safe on assignment overseas
What to pack for an overseas assignment
What to expect & how to cope while abroad
Tips on working effectively overseas
Working with community health workers
Medical treatment protocols for working abroad
Medical records overseas
Funding for health programs in under-resourced areas
International health terms and definitions
International health acronyms
Offering others your advice
Offering to donate supplies or equipment
Organization links
Requesting advice
Requesting supplies, equipment etc.
Resources for the international health worker
Stuff for sale
Finding co-workers for you projects - at home or abroad
IMVA listing of courses and conferences about international health
Health Training courses
International health / tropical medicine training centers
The international health Supercourse
Information for students
Share your international health stories with others
Read about experiences others have had working overseas
Links to other related websites
Donating to support the IMVA

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