Medical Missions

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.
www.haitivillagehealth.ca/index.php/en

Midwives for Haiti
Fights maternal and infant mortality in Haiti. 
www.midwivesforhaiti.org

Cure International
Non-profit organization operating hospitals and programs in 30 countries worldwide; provides surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. 
https://cure.org

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.
www.nursesforafrica.net

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. 
www.handsatwork.org

ARM2ARM
Provides assistance through medical missions and education to the population of immigrant Haitian children of the Bateyes, Dominican Republic.
http://arm2arm.net

Crudem foundation
provides quality healthcare to the sick and poor in the Haitian Community at a hospital in Milot, Haiti, called Hospital Sacre Coeur. 
http://crudem.org

PRN International
Provides physical exams to children and adults around the world, and provides surgeries free of charge. 
www.prnreliefinternational.org

Faithcare
Health screenings, clinic treatments, and medical missions in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Nigeria.
www.faithcare.net

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.
www.maltahouseofcare.org

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.


Inside This Section:

About Us
The Center for Global Health supports and facilitates global health work for Hartford Hospital caregivers, creating lasting partnerships and strengthening the opportunity to provide world-wide impact for many eager volunteers.

Domestic Health
Improving Global Health: Starting at Home.

Medical Missions
The Center for Global Health looks to support and plan independently sponsored domestic and international medical missions.

Partnerships
Our focus is maximizing industry and professional partnerships with the Center for Global Health.

Get Involved
Hartford Hospital has a history of leadership in providing volunteer health services both domestically and abroad.

Medical Supplies & Equipment
If you are planning a mission trip and would like to have the use of items from the medical supplies and equipment program, please fill out a medical supplies and equipment request form.

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