UNH service group projects to travel to Panama

UNH service group projects to travel to Panama

University of New Hampshire Medical and Dental Brigade is all set to go to Panama on 10th January, 2015, to offer quality health services. As per a leading website, the Medical Brigades of New Hampshire chapter is a Global Brigades part. It is the worlds biggest student guided sustainable development and global health organization.
This is one of over three hundred university groups across the world which yearly serves over 130000 Panamanian, Honduran, as well as Ghanaian community members. There are thirty students taking part in Panama brigade 2015. The group would operate a medical clinic in Panama, with doctors, nurses as well as other participants from United States and would provide patients with physician consultations, prostate exams, Papanicolaou tests as well as dental care such as fluoride treatment and teeth cleaning.
19 year old UNH student-volunteer Garrett Palmer told that the requirement in Panama is really great. More than 80% of the indigenous people of Panama stay below poverty line and their access to basic medical care is very limited.
Palmer, this summer, is embarking on a trip to raise US$ 2,000 in donations which would go toward travel expenses and medications in Panama. Candice Ellis, the co-president of Panama trip, to teach people who go to the clinic on proper hygiene and nutrition. Ellis said that their brigade to Panama is just for 7 days and they expect that at least four hundred men, women and kids to visit their clinic and get medical treatment.