Tiba Foundation

Opportunity: Medical Mission to Kenya

  • Organization/Sponsor: Tiba Foundation (with Matibabu Hospital)

  • Web address/link of Organization: www.tibafoundation.org

  • Detailed Description: Share your skills and experience in a medically underserved part of the world. Rural Africa's most precious commodity is trained medical professionals. Matibabu Hospital is in a village area of Western Kenya. You will have the opportunity to directly support patients in the 70-bed hospital with Outpatient Services and a temporary OR. We also encourage you to teach an aspect of your specialty to the hospital staff and perhaps at the nursing school.

  • Medical Specialty needed: Especially needed- Surgeons, Emergency, Eye specialists, nurses, public health researchers, and other specialists

  • Location: Ukwala Kenya

  • Time Required: Typical service 2 weeks (up to 3 months)

  • Volunteer or Compensated: Volunteer

  • Malpractice Insurance: Insurance provided by Tiba and Matibabu

  • Contact Person from Organization:

    • Diane Dodge

    • diane.dodge@tibafoundation.org

    • 510-435-4558

  • Contact Person from TPMG: none available at this time

  • Updated April 2, 2019