Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.

The world’s first virtual experiential-learning impact programs for high school student groups on an international level.   

Each virtual Global Health Squad is designed for aspiring health students to build medical knowledge through online immersion into our international healthcare organization.  Students deliver real impact and gain clinical skills through live and recorded telemedical consultations.

Global Health Squads are structured as up to 14 guided online modules over the course of 2-12 weeks customized to meet your schedule and curricular objectives.

Current Programs

Impacto Global- Community Development in Honduras

Learn how to use data & community mobilization to create community action plans that improve health outcomes in Honduras.

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Healthcare Professions- Exploring Healthcare Roles in Honduras

A program for Healthcare Professions students to explore the roles of various members of our International Healthcare organization and issues affecting the delivery of healthcare in Honduras.

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International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills in Honduras, Ghana, and Greece

Students engage virtually in a sequence of clinical experiences that deliver health services to resource-limited communities in urban and rural settings in Honduras, Ghana and Greece. Students will:

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Medical Assisting- Expanding Medical Skills at our Urban Clinic in Honduras

A clinical intensive program designed for aspiring health students to build medical knowledge and deliver real impact through live telemedical consultations at our Urban clinic in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 

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Public Health in Honduras

Learn how to use data & community mobilization to create community action plans that improve health outcomes in Honduras.

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Dental Care in Honduras

Build dental & oral health knowledge while improving access to critical dental services in Honduras.

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International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills with Refugee Populations in Greece

Increase medical knowledge & understanding of the refugee crisis while supporting vulnerable populations, refugees, & asylum seekers living in Athens, Greece.

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International Medicine- Expanding Medical Skills in Ghana

Build medical knowledge immersed in medical interventions in rural Ghana, working alongside local government actors.

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International Medicine- Expanding Healthcare Skills in Honduras

Our flagship program for aspriring health students to examine the social determinants of health and engage virtually in a sequence of clinical experiences that deliver health services to resource-limited communities in urban and rural settings in Honduras.

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Health TeleSquad Itinerary

 

Health Squads may be scheduled over a 2-14 week period. Our team works with you to customize for your school or class.

During urban and rural clinic days, students have gain exposure to medical Spanish, telemedicine, and in-depth cultural context with our team of experts.

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Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.
Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners. Faculty choose their dates, duration (typically 1-2 weeks), and their site location from one of our six program countries.