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Help Advance the Practice of Pediatric Dermatology in Nepal!

Health Volunteers Overseas is pleased to announce the launch of a new pediatric dermatology project in partnership with the Dermatology Institute Skin Health and Referral Center (DISHARC) in Kathmandu, Nepal.... Read more

Celebrating Improved Access to Care on World Oral Health Day

The World Health Organization defines oral health as “a state of being free from mouth and facial pain,” which may be caused by a variety of diseases and conditions, including... Read more

An Opportunity to Be Inspired – HVO’s 30th Anniversary Symposium

Editor’s Note: The following message comes from the Chair of the HVO Board of Directors,  Jody Olsen, PhD, MSW. As HVO continues its year-long celebration of our 30th anniversary, we... Read more

#BeBoldForChange: Working Together to Improve Women’s Health

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2016 provides insight into the current state of women’s health equity in 144 countries around the globe. There is reason to be... Read more

Professional Collaboration: Renewing Energy, Commitment & Enthusiasm

Editor's Note: The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM 2017) was hosted in San Antonio in February. The event brought together “over 11,000 of the brightest and... Read more

Reflections from Abroad: Transitioning from Trainees to Teachers

Editor’s Note: This is the third and final post in a series written by Victoria Elliot, MSPH, a public health professional and medical student who accompanied HVO staff member April Pinner on... Read more

Photo Essay: Images that Capture the International Volunteer Experience

Editor's Note: You may recognize the name Dr. Jim Matiko from last year's HVO Photo Contest. Images captured during Dr. Matiko's 2009 assignment in Malawi won in both the "Celebrate"... Read more

Bringing Colleagues Together: Join Us in Washington, DC

Health Volunteers Overseas knows the importance of bringing colleagues together; we have witnessed the positive impact of these exchanges at our project sites over the past 30 years. Building on... Read more

Improving Cancer Care Through Education

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, and the global burden of cancer is on the rise. The World Health Organization predicts that the total number of cases will... Read more

HVO Welcomes the Oncology Nursing Society to Our Global Health Community

HVO is pleased to announce that the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has joined our global health community as the newest sponsor of our oncology program. “Nurses are crucial members of... Read more

HVO 30: Celebrate. Collaborate. Grow.

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