The Center for Global Health looks to support and plan independently sponsored domestic and international medical missions.
We develop and coordinate opportunities for interested volunteers by matching a volunteer’s available time, talents, and medical specialties to various medical mission programs.
Where We've Been
Countries where Hartford Hospital caregivers have visited include: Argentina, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guadalupe, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Unites States, Uzbekistan, Zambia.
Stories from our trips
- Haiti, 2015: Abi Bruce, RN
- Ecuador, 2013: Drs. Babigian and Castiglione
Are you interested in participating in a medical mission?
Here is a list of some of the organizations with which Hartford Hospital caregivers have participated in trips. Visit the websites of these organizations to find out how to get involved and what opportunities are available. There are many meaningful and life-changing opportunities that are awaiting you, both in the U.S. and in countries across the world.
Haiti Village Health
Volunteer based, non-profit charity providing primary health care and training to the people of Bas Limbe in northern Haiti.
Midwives for Haiti
Fights maternal and infant mortality in Haiti.
Non-profit organization operating hospitals and programs in 30 countries worldwide; provides surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity.
Nurses for Africa
Provides nursing care and medical supplies for people of Africa who have limited access to medical services or resources to pay for medical care.
Hands at Work
Care for orphaned and vulnerable children through a model of community care- focused on access to primary health care, food, and education. Currently in 8 African countries.
Provides assistance through medical missions and education to the population of immigrant Haitian children of the Bateyes, Dominican Republic.
provides quality healthcare to the sick and poor in the Haitian Community at a hospital in Milot, Haiti, called Hospital Sacre Coeur.
Health screenings, clinic treatments, and medical missions in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Nigeria.
Take Charge of Your Health
Hartford Hospital-based community health program
Malta House of Care
Provides health care through a mobile care vehicle in 4 neighborhoods around Hartford.
Medical Supplies and Equipment Program
If you are planning a mission trip and would like to have the use of items from the medical supplies and equipment program, click here for more information.