We implement innovative, effective programs that offer teaching, training and continuing education to local health care workers in resource-scarce countries. We focus on meeting the needs of our partners and creating programs that build local capacity.
HVO fosters equitable partnerships to deliver education and training to the global health workforce. We know that well-trained, skilled and motivated health care providers are key to addressing global health challenges and achieving health for all.
Health workers, especially those based in resource-scarce countries, are on the front lines in meeting public health needs and fighting against public health threats, such as epidemics. They provide essential education to patients in the prevention and treatment of disease and help communities cope with the effects of climate change, conflict, and other large-scale threats to population health. We must accelerate the exchange of knowledge between practicing providers, and support those in training to ensure that all communities have access to timely and effective health services.
HVO transforms lives by strengthening the global health workforce through education and training. We cultivate and steward partnerships to bring education and professional development opportunities to health workers. We uphold our values of innovation, partnership, stewardship and excellence. And we work toward quality health care for all people.
For more than 33 years, Health Volunteers Overseas has implemented innovative, effective programs that meet the needs of our host countries and institutions, are sustainable, and build local capacity.