About This Team

Country: Mexico: Baja

Arrival Date: 07/22/2018

Departure Date: 07/28/2018

Duration: 7 days

Arrival City: Phoenix

Departure City: Phoenix

Cost: $1395.00

The goal of ISL's dental health program is to learn about local dental care challenges, experience Mexican culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-5 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will assist dental care providers with patient care. 6+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will participate in dental health surveying and clinical activities, including interviewing patients. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to explore the colorful Mexican culture and spicy cuisine and enjoy the beautiful Sea of Cortez.
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About Dentistry

Dental care is one of the most critically underserved areas of international health care, as dental care is usually not included in the socialized health care systems found in most developing countries. Through ISL, thousands receive dental care – with your help!

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About Mexico: Baja

ISL’s Baja Mexico program is an on-going humanitarian project that takes place in Puerto Peñasco, situated along the beautiful Sea of Cortez. We work with global health agencies, local health ministries, and other NGOs to build capacity in our partner communities. Volunteers are able to gain valuable experience participating in community clinics and working in institutional and community health contexts.

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