Addressing Trends in Global Health at HVO

How has the global health sector changed in the last 30 years, and how will current trends impact HVO in the continued pursuit of its mission? These two questions helped... Read more

Help Save the Lives of Moms and Babies in Haiti

Earlier this year, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released the fourth annual Acting on the Call report, evaluating the agency’s progress toward its goal to end preventable... Read more

Quality Counts: Leading the Way in Redefining ‘Care’

Access to care is not enough. This is the argument made by the authors of an editorial published in the June 2017 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health... Read more

From the Field: Empowering Physical Therapists in Bhutan

In October 2016, HVO volunteer and leader Linda Wolff, MPT shared her experience helping to deliver the World Health Organization’s Wheelchair Service Provision Training program in Thimphu, Bhutan with HVO... Read more

Help Train Anesthesia Students in Ghana!

According to the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, an estimated five billion people around the world lack access to safe and affordable surgical and anesthesia care. This is due in... Read more

How to Connect with HVO on Do More 24

When you give to a local organization with an international mission, your gift is sure to have far-reaching impact. A Washington, DC resident who gives to HVO on Do More... Read more

Addressing Obstacles to Global Cancer Care at the ASCO Annual Meeting

On June 2, oncology professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Each year, this conference provides health workers... Read more

Support Ob-Gyn Providers and Trainees in Uganda and Vietnam

HVO is currently recruiting qualified obstetricians and gynecologists to provide training and support to their colleagues at our newest Ob-Gyn project sites in Kampala, Uganda and Hue, Vietnam. In Uganda,... Read more

One Day, One World: Connecting Local Giving to Global Efforts.

On June 8th, Health Volunteers Overseas will once again join the United Way of the National Capital Area and Global Impact for a one-day, community-based online giving event – Do... Read more

Celebrating the Year of the Healthy Nurse During National Nurses Week

For nearly three decades, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has celebrated National Nurses Week from May 6-12. This six-day celebration culminates in International Nurse Day, which has been celebrated on... Read more

HVO 30: Celebrate. Collaborate. Grow.

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