World Camp organizes health care professionals on medical mission trip to Malawi to help address the drastic shortage of surgeons in the country. Further, health practitioners lack the sort of professional development we take for granted our health care providers will receive. In 2014, MediServ volunteers provided 60 surgeries and 120 emergency procedures.
Camp Hope is a residential summer camp for HIV-positive youths in Malawi. Since 2010, World Camp has been helping to provide psychosocial support to youth facing a serious illness coupled with stigma and discrimination. This past summer Camp Hope served 160 youths living positively with HIV.
World Camp Clubs are after-school clubs focused on empowering youths through community activism. World Camp began forming WCCs at primary schools in the Malikha School Zone in 2012. Each year the program grows to serve more schools.
MediServ: Providing Medical Care and Training in Malawi
During the second week of October, World Camp ran our MediServ program in Lilongwe in partnership with Operation Medical. We hosted 16 health care providers and ancillary staff that performed 60 surgeries and 120 emergency room procedures in one week!The average patient in need of surgery in the Central Region of Malawi arrives at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) which has 1,000 beds but typically at... read more >>
MediServ: Filling in Malawi's Medical Gaps
If you’ve ever walked through a public hospital in Malawi, you’ve seen they’re overcrowded, understaffed and far from spotless. World Camp has the expertise, resources, connections and willingness to make a difference.In July 2013, John Chizimba’s uncle was in a bad bus accident. Following a visit to Lilongwe to see John’s family, his uncle boarded a bus for the four-hour ride back home ... read more >>
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