Transforming Lives

Through Education

News and Stories

HVO Sends First Volunteer to Kabale, Uganda Pediatrics Project 

Dr. Ashley Serrette is the first pediatric volunteer to travel to HVO’s project site in Kabale, Uganda.

From the Classroom to Cambodia

Nurse anesthetist student Adrian Bermudez reflects on his experience teaching and learning at AHC.

Vietname countryside

Expanding Oral Health Care in Rural Uganda

Dr. David Ciesla is working on building a new project expanding access to oral health care in Uganda.





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