Transforming Lives

Through Education

Thank you for a wonderful year at HVO.

News and Stories

Transforming Oral and Maxillofacial Care in Tanzania: The Impact of an Intravenous Sedation Program

Dr. Frank Bald helped implement an intravenous sedation program in Tanzania through HVO’s oral health project.

Leading Vietnam’s First Oncology Nurse Training Course

Volunteer Amy Sacco, RN, MS, OCN shares her experiences in Vietnam leading an oncology nurse training program. 

Vietname countryside

Teaching, Learning, Healing: Collaboration in Cardiology

Dr. Mark Duster and Dr. Hok Kimseng share, in their own words, the story of their partnership through HVO.





Our Work

HVO is dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care in resource-scarce countries through the training, mentorship, and education of local health professionals. Highly skilled health professionals serve as volunteers providing both in-person and virtual trainings. We also provide scholarships for on-site clinicians to participate in international continuing education opportunities. Around the world, HVO is transforming lives through education, working towards a world where all people have access to high-quality health care delivered by local health professionals.

Our Impact

Around the world, HVO is transforming lives through education

volunteer assignments since 1986

international partners since 1986

projects in 22 countries

health professionals trained annually