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Opportunity to Provide Health Care and Education in a West African Village

(Make a Difference)

July 5 - 16, 2013
Ghana, West Africa
Dr. Cindy Swenson 843-876-1802

Share your skills and learn new skills. Project OKURASE ( is holding our annual Village Health Outreach (VHO) in the rural village of Okurase, Ghana July 5-16. We welcome medical professionals to work side-by-side Ghanaian professionals to provide health care directly in the village. We also welcome non-medical folks - you do not have to be medically trained to participate. Last summer the outreach group treated 1300 adult and child patients for a variety of medical concerns. We also provided education for children in health, dental care, and science. The trip includes a visit to Elmina slave castle to better understand the relationship between Charleston and West Africa. A few spaces are available with a commitment deadline of March 1. For information contact Dr. Cindy Swenson at Family Services Research Center -

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