CHILD 2015 and HIFA2015 databases
These are free and open databases of health professionals with different expertise practicing in all parts of the world on a variety of health projects. The individuals listed in the databases are members of the CHILD 2015 Email Forum and as such have agreed that their contact information be shared for networking purposes with their colleagues all over the world.
Health Volunteers Overseas - Volunteer with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and make a lasting impact on the lives of medical staff and patients in developing nations. Short term assignments (2-4 weeks) make getting involved in the fight to improve global health possible for even busy professionals. HVO is a Washington, DC based NGO, and is searching for qualified and dynamic individuals certified in their field of medicine to teach and train hospital personnel in 25 countries around the world. HVO’s pediatric division currently has programs in Bhutan, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, and Uganda, and its oncology and hematology programs are also looking for pediatric specialists. Help transform healthcare practices in parts of the world in the most need, and contribute to sustainable progress! For more information, call 202.296.0928 or visit www.hvousa.org.
The section has developed a network of pediatric medical professionals available to accompany organizations responding to disasters. This network is comprised of health professionals with expertise in helping children in disaster situations. Each member of the network completes a comprehensive application process and promises to be available to accompany organizations responding to disasters on short-term notice. Organizations needing pediatric medical professionals are able to search for volunteers by their availability, specialty, and language proficiencies.