NOTES FROM THE FIELD
HVO Volunteer Trip Reports
HVO requires all returning volunteers to submit reports on their work abroad. HVO Members can find more volunteer reports the HVO KnowNET.Orthopaedics in Mongar, Bhutan Oct - Nov 2011 from Robert S. Derkash, MD
Mohs Surgery and Dermatopathology Teaching Program in Costa Rica by Carrie Kovarik, MD
Wound & Lymphdema in Cambodia, October 2011 Blog from Mary Hill, MSN & Cathy Harley, BScN, MBA
Oncology in Honduras, July – Aug 2011 from Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN-BC
Orthopaedics in Malawi, January 2011 from Eric Fornari, MD
What People are Saying about HVOWhat's So Special About HVO by Rita Feinberg
A Longtime Affair with HVO by Lena Dohlman
A Community of Volunteers by Toni Sander
The Structure of HVO by Richard Fisher
HVO’s Impact in Viet Nam: Beyond Improving Health Care to Empowering People with Disabilities by John A. Lancaster
A Note from AbroadChenda Sem is the chief anesthetist at the Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Learn More about Volunteering with HVOFeatured in the January 2012 Journal of Professional Nursing:
Global Partnerships for Professional Development: Cambodian Exemplar
"Two teams of U.S. volunteers and one of their Cambodian partners, a nursing education coordinator at a nongovernmental children's hospital, offer their experiences in collaborating, including the mutual benefits to both of such a partnership and the lessons learned " Co-written by HVO Volunteers who traveled to Cambodia.
Featured in the March 2011 journal Orthopedics This Week:
Bringing Advanced Orthopedics to Africa
HVO's Orthopaedics Overseas program in Ghana, West Africa, was born of extensive coordination among a number of organizations. The staff and volunteers deal with an inordinate volume of patients...and perform heroic lifesaving and limb salvage every day.