About this Program

Country: Panama

Arrival Date: 12/30/2019

Departure Date: 01/07/2020

Duration: 9 days

Arrival City: Panama City (PTY)

Departure City: Panama City (PTY)

Cost: $1795.00

The goal of ISL's global health program is to learn about local health care challenges, explore Panamanian history and culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-3 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will assist health care providers with patient care. 4+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will participate in public health surveying and clinical activities, including interviewing patients, taking vitals, and helping out in the pharmacy.
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About Global Health

ISL’s global health programs are interdisciplinary and able to provide a variety of general medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, healthcare management, and nutrition services in developing communities. From urban centers to small towns and villages in remote areas, our teams work in various settings to provide field clinics in which patient needs are assessed and acute conditions are treated.

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About Panama

Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, Panama is the southernmost country of Central America.  Panama has access to two different oceans,  mountains, a vast rain forest, a modern metropolis (Panama City) and the Panama Canal–a lot to see and do!  Panama also has a rich array of cultures ranging from indigenous and Latino to peoples of African, Asian, and European descent.

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