Mission and Vision
Health Volunteers Overseas improves the availability and quality of health care through the education, training, and professional development of the health workforce in resource-scarce countries.
HVO envisions a world where all people have access to high-quality health care delivered by local health professionals.
We promote activities and investments that strengthen health workforce capacity and advance health for all.
We foster inclusion and cooperation through partnerships that are based on integrity, mutual respect, and open, responsive communication.
We deeply value our partners, donors, and volunteers, and we are committed to strong stewardship of these vital relationships.
We apply creative learning approaches and technologies that align with the needs of our partner institutions to implement effective, transformative education programs.