Mexico Trip Information

Dates

June 2, 2020 - June 9, 2020 

THIS TRIP IS OPEN TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, PHARMACISTS, NURSES, VOLUNTEERS.  THE MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENT CAPACITY IS FULL AND CLOSED.

Group Leaders

Dr. Jodi Flanders and Dr. Jim Deering will be the group leaders. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Flanders, [email protected]


Goals

  • Continue to build lasting relationships with the Maya villages
  • Fulfill requests by community leadership for specific needs of identified individuals
  • Provide competent, appropriate medical care to an extremely underserved, impoverished population
  • Facilitate educational opportunities for the community
  • Partner with local physicians and department of public health to better understand the local needs in a culturally appropriate fashion
  • Welcome the local physicians and medical students to our brigade for mutual learning
  • Request and facilitate referrals provided within the local Mexican healthcare system
  • Arrange follow up for identified healthcare concerns
  • Supply much needed medications and supplies for the community healthcare team remaining at the completion of our brigade
  • Offer a safe learning environment for medical students and residents, other healthcare personnel, and ancillary team members
  • Provide intensive training for students in the art of medicine, with technology limited by the local standards
  • Facilitate opportunities to experience different cultures and global health issues


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Checklist

  • Complete the application here
  • Submit your $206 non refundable  deposit here
  • Confirm your passport is valid through January, 2021
  • Make certain you have the required immunizations for Mexico
  • Upload the required documents here for your team role
  • Final payment to be made by check to Power of a Nickel and due 90 days prior to departure
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Costs

Total trip cost: $1400 pp. Prices are based on double-occupancy. Single occupancy may be available at additional cost.

This DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE TO CANCUN. Included are: In country travel by bus, 3-star hotels nightly, three meals daily, Maya translator expenses, governmental document preparation, Mexican doctor fees, medications and supplies for clinics, escort to clinics, and English speaking translators. 

Requirements

Participants will be responsible for all travel and routine vaccinations including Hepatitis A & B, typhoid,  in addition to routine immunizations. More information can be found at www.cdc.gov and www.headinghomehealthy.org.

  • Evacuation insurance is required, minimum of $250,000.
  • Trip cancellation insurance is strongly suggested.

Payment Schedule

A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $206 is required to hold your space. 

March 2, 2020: Final payment of $1200, payable by check to:                                       Power of a Nickel                                                                                                                     4520 S Birmingham Place                                                                                                         Tulsa, OK 74105

PLEASE INDICATE ON CHECK THE TRIP DESTINATION AND PARTICIPANT'S FULL NAME

Cancellation Policy 

$206 deposit is non-refundable. You may transfer this to another person if you find you are unable to participate, but you will need to make any financial arrangements with that person directly.

Final payment for the trip is due 90 days prior to trip start date.
89-60 days prior to departure, 50% refund
59-0 days prior to departure, no refund

Trip cancellation insurance (different from evacuation insurance) is strongly encouraged to avoid forfeiting funds if you must cancel for any reason.