Transforming Lives

Through Education

News and Stories

Vietname countryside

Nurses Bridging Healthcare Gaps in Uganda and Vietnam

Nurse teams bring much needed stethoscopes to partners in Uganda and Vietnam.

Generational Healing: The Sagar Family’s HVO Story

Drs. Sushil and Ankita Sagar have been father and daughter HVO volunteers since 2019.

Building Relationships and Improving Orthopaedic Healthcare in Tanzania

Dr. Robert Erdin leads a team of specialists to improve orthopaedic care in Tanzania.





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