Marissa Brown's Medical Brigade Trip to Honduras

Marissa Brown's Medical Brigade Trip to Honduras

From Marissa Brown

I’m raising money for my 1 week medical brigade trip to Honduras! Donations will go towards transportation, medicine and medical supplies. Every donation, big and small, will help to impact the lives of others.

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What is University of Maryland's Global Medical Brigade?

Global Brigades offers 7-9 day Medical Brigades throughout the year in Honduras, Panama and Nicaragua. During a Medical Brigade, volunteers have the opportunity to take vitals and patient history in triage, shadow licensed doctors in medical consultations, and assist in a pharmacy under the direction of licensed pharmacists. Each of our partner communities receives a brigade approximately twice a year. Between brigades, our in-country team maintains relationships with the communities to provide follow-up and to conduct Community Health Worker (CHW) trainings to empower local leaders to sustain a consistent level of healthcare. Electronic patient records are collected for future visitations and to monitor overall community health trends.

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My goal is to raise $2,500 to fund my 1 week trip, from August 20-27, to Honduras with UMD Medical Brigade. Your donation will not only fund logistical costs such as transportation, food, and lodging, but a substantial portion will go towards bringing medicines (pills to vaccines), medical equipment, dental supplies, educational tools, and other items that are very limited in Honduras. I am reaching out to my family and friends and friends of friends and asking for your support in helping to make this dream a reality.  Through your donations, big and small, we can impact the lives of those truly in need.

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