Project HANDS Needs Anesthesiologists for Several Trips Next Spring

(September 23, 2010) 

Deadline to Volunteer is October 1, 2010

Project HANDS is a Canadian based organization that provides healthcare, education and support to the indigenous Maya in the rural regions of Guatemala. The group needs anesthesiologists for the following upcoming trips next spring:

March 25 - April 3, 2011: Gynecology and General Surgery

May 19 - 29, 2011: Plastic Surgery

If you are interested in supporting the work on one or both of these trips, please contact Debbie Jefkin-Elnekave, Project HANDS Recruiting Officer at: 808-214-6053 (Hawaiian Standard Time) or The deadline to express your interest is October 1, 2010.


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