SEMIAHMOO DENTAL OUTREACH: November 24 to December 5, 2014 Siquijor, Philippines The Team In November 2014, the Semiahmoo Dental Outreach team travelled for the fifth time to the Philippine Island of Siquijor. Our group of 27 included five dentists (Ken Stones, Murray Bohn, Bob Symonds, Rand Barker and Roger Spink), several hygienists and CDA dental...
MedOutreach 2014 – Arusha, Tanzania
June 29 – August 10, 2014 MedOutreach 2014 consisted of a team of eight students from the University of Western Ontario; 2 Medical students, 3 Dental students, and 3 Nursing students. MedOutreach is a student-run charitable organization which provides primary medical and dental care for those in need in Tanzania. The MedOutreach program ran from...
Libertatores, Trujillo, Peru, 2014
Rural Dental Clinic in Legurga, Latvia
One of our Canadian Fellows, Kira Obrazcova, a native Latvian, requested assistance for a rural dental clinic which had been servicing approximately 10,000 people (including two nursery schools and a primary school), with outdated equipment left over from the Soviet regime. Fellow Obrazcova, who visits the area regularly, through the assistance of a dental supply
University Laval Dental Treatments Abroad
For four consecutive years, students from Laval Universite, Ste-Foy, Quebec, having completed their third year of dentistry, have gone abroad to offer dental treatment to a population in need. In 2001 it was to Paraguay, under the supervision of the Faculty of Dentistry and the Bureau International of Laval University. From June 15th to August
Street Angels Community Dental Project
In 2005 and 2006, the Canadian Section and its charitable arm, the William James Spence ICD Memorial Foundation, provided a total grant of $13,000 to the Canadian based Street Angels Society towards the building and equipping of a one-chair dental clinic in Dona Aurora, an urban Brazilian community of approximately 2,000 residents. This project will
Village of Hope Dental Clinic
In 2005, a grant of $5,000 was provided to ship donated equipment and supplies for an ongoing project in the Village of Hope, a volunteer dental clinic operated by a group from Winnipeg, Manitoba at an orphanage and school in Kitwe, Zambia. The Village of Hope offers a daily feeding and program and free education
Health Teams International (Canada) Inc. Mission to Myanmar & Northern Canada
This group had previously been funded to purchase portable equipment for use in projects in the Philippines, and in Sri Lanka. In 2005, a grant of $5,400 enabled them to purchase three pieces of portable equipment for use in the Bethany Clinic set up in Kalemyo, Myanmar. In 2006 a grant was given to purchase