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.

TeleSquads is the world’s first virtual experiential-learning and volunteer program for high school student groups on an international level.   

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

Global Health TeleSquads are structured as up to 14 guided online sessions over the course of 4-12 weeks customized to meet your schedule and curricular objectives.

Current Programs

Public Health in the Developing World (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 the Developing World (Honduras)

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

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International Medicine III – Migrant and Refugee Populations (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 II – West Africa (Ghana)

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

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International Medicine I – Central America (Honduras)

Build medical knowledge & learn the fundamentals of international health interventions in Honduras.

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Make an impact abroad, right from home

Health TeleSquad Itinerary

 

Health TeleSquads may be scheduled over a 1-9 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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Join our experts to learn more about how easy it is to keep students engaged virtually with Global Health TeleSquads. Together they will take you through the itinerary and explain how each session can create meaningful learning outcomes. 

Our Panel

Erik Werner

President

Squads Abroad

Luis Quan

Executive Director

Honduras

Oscar Fajardo

Brigade Logistics Coordinator

Honduras

 

 

Will your school join the movement?

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.