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Santa Ines CLinic, Nicaragua

Since the mid-1990s we have partnered with the Santa Ines Clinic of Waspam to deliver comprehensive programs in maternal-child care & reproductive health, hygiene, nutrition, and education to a population of about 45,000 Miskito and Mayagna people living in remote villages along the Coco and other rivers of the region. The first mobile health outreach…

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“Travel With Purpose: A Field Guide to Voluntourism”

As seen in “Travel With Purpose: A Field Guide to Voluntourism” (Rowman & Littlefield 2019), Author Jeff Blumenfeld travelwithpurposebook.com Excerpt from Travel With Purpose In 2014, (Joe) Watson, at left, was introduced to Dooley Intermed International, a multi-national nonprofit established in 1961 to continue the humanitarian work of Dr. Thomas A. Dooley III, the so-called “jungle doctor,”…

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Female Health Care Workers Receive Certificates of Achievement

We are very pleased to inform our friends and supporters that, today we successfully concluded the one-week training program at Panauti Municipality for thirty Female Community Health Volunteers. This training was conducted based on different health issues and skill development, including; Prenatal/Postnatal issues, Non-Communicable Disease, Communicable Disease, Eye Care/prevention/referral, Mental Health, Skill development training to…

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D-I Receives Awards January 2019

Dooley Intermed receives a Certificate of Appreciation for sponsoring the first Female Community Health Volunteer training program. We had 20 graduates in the first class of its kind. Awarded by the Mayor and colleagues of the Godawari Municipality, Lalitpur District. This class was such a success we are now planning a second program in the…

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Video Outreach Eye & Medical Camp 2018

6 Minute video I made about my October trip to Nepal with Dooley Intermed to provide cataract surgery to those in need in a very remote part of the world. With Omar Ozgur, Indira Kairam, Sanjay Kedhar, Scott Hamilton, Chris Teng, Bibhu Thakur, Basanta Raj Gautam Indra Man Posted by Lars Perkins on Saturday, January…

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AirIntermed Available Volunteer Dates 2019

Namaste! Thank you for your continued interest in the AirIntermed program….where you can help others and have an amazing adventure! The AirIntermed-Nepal program 2019 dates are: March 30-April 11 May 29-June 10 September 11-23 October 25-November 7 Each program is designed to maximize your experience with the children and the culture. Details to follow shortly.…

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UPDATE…Empowering Female Healthcare Workers in Lele, Nepal

December 19, 2018, we are happy to report that the Community Health Volunteer training program has begun at Lele Village Primary Health Center in Nepal.  Some of these ladies have been volunteering in their community for many years and are very excited to attend and learn more during this week-long training course. The inauguration of…

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HIMALAYAN “GIFT OF SIGHT” EXPEDITION 2018 RETURNS TO NEPAL

Location: Gumghadi, Mugu District of Western Nepal Our first group of cataract patients have their bandages removed. Once blind they now can see. Great way to start the day. More than 40 more sight-restoring surgeries scheduled for today. below…A few shots of surgical cases on day 2, amazing day! Finished our second day, with sight-restoring…

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In Memory & Tribute to Marlene Thomson Mitchell

Here is the story of how the Dooley Intermed AirIntermed program began written in 2002 by the late Dr. Verne Chaney In memory and tribute to Marlene Thomson Mitchell AIRINTERMED Volunteer Airline Stewardess Program When one is a young, idealistic, adventuresome surgeon without much business sense, as is true of most doctors, decisions are usually…

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Santa Ines Clinic, Nicaragua Update

Dooley Intermed continues its support for the Santa Ines Clinic in Waspam Nicaragua. Beginning in 1997 Dooley Intermed, in partnership with the Santa Inés Clinic of Waspam, Nicaragua, set in place a plan to bring quality medical care along with health, sanitation, child care and nutrition education programs to the Miskito and Mayagna people living…

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