Global Outreach Doctors
Global Outreach Doctors (GoDocs) is a 501c(3) public charity of 260 worldwide volunteer medical professionals with search-and-rescue canines and drones providing international healthcare and search-and-rescue in war zones, earthquakes, refugee crisis and typhoons, as well as global health clinics.
Founded during the Nepal Earthquake, GoDocs is light and fast and was on the ground within 3 days with a 22-member medical and search team. Unlike other organizations, GoDocs provides both allopathic and integrative health practitioners including medical doctors, nurses, paramedics, naturopaths, homeopaths, acupuncturists and psychologists. The organization offers several healthcare modalities providing patients with more healthcare treatment choices.
GoDocs treats victims of war, patients with HIV, AIDS, malaria and more. The organization offers infectious disease doctors, emergency medicine professionals, family medicine providers for primary care, obstetrics and gynaecologists for labor and deliver, as well as many other medical volunteers. GoDocs has even provided firefighter extrication specialist to train locals in remote and difficult terrain regions in Bangladesh. GoDocs has offered both disaster response and global health missions in 20 worldwide regions over the past 5 years.
The GoDocs team responds immediately to worldwide disasters and refugee crises with allopathic and integrative medical providers, canine and drone search-and-rescue and medicine to affected areas in regions including the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
GoDocs works side-by-side with local providers, NGOs and local authorities, as well as ministries of health, to offer mentoring and to identify simple solutions to improve healthcare.
We empower the communities we serve to be self-sufficient, healthier and more resilient. We focus on 4 key objectives:
- Providing acute emergency care
- Offering primary care
- Teaching best clinical practice to local medical providers
- Assessing and improving entire care systems
GoDocs is a team of dedicated volunteer medical professionals including doctors, nurses, paramedics, naturopaths, homeopaths, acupuncturists and psychologists.
GoDocs staff and partners have collectively worked in almost every corner of the globe. Unlike other organizations, GoDocs provides both allopathic and integrative medical practitioners.
The roles for volunteers depends on the particular mission. Our programs include:
- Medical and search-and-rescue support in earthquakes in Nepal and Mexico
- Medical support in Lesvos, Bangladesh and Kurdistan refugee crises
- Hurricane support in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico
- Global health programs in Kenya and Ethiopia
- Trauma medical care on the Mosul (Iraq) frontlines
- Health care in many global south regions to support Venezuelan refugees
- Flights – Volunteer
- Accommodation – Volunteer
- Food – Volunteer
- Transport-In-Country – Volunteer
- Visa – Volunteer
- Travel Insurance – Volunteer
- Medical Indemnity – Volunteer
Must be fully licensed in volunteer’s home country
Deployments usually 2-3 weeks
Variable, depends upon mission