HVO Launches New Hematology Project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Volunteers Needed
Project : Hematology
Location : Calmette Hospital and the National Cancer Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contact : Lauren Franklin , Volunteer Placement Coordinator
Cambodia, Kampot, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
[July 24, 2019] - Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new hematology project in partnership with Calmette Hospital and the National Cancer Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia .

Working with local staff, HVO volunteers will support the development and advancement of patient and operational protocols and procedures at Calmette Hospital and the National Cancer Center. Additionally, volunteers will improve the knowledge and skills of pediatric and adult hematologists, oncologists, nurses and other personnel at Calmette Hospital and the National Cancer Center.
Assignments are two weeks. HVO is seeking pediatric and adult hematology/oncology clinicians or laboratory-based scientists for this site. Volunteers must be board certified in hematology and/or blood banking. Individuals with a Ph.D. must be certified in hematopathology or pathology with demonstrated experience in hematopathology. Experienced volunteers who are retired and without a current license may provide didactic training only. Volunteers in the final year of their fellowship are eligible to volunteer, if their assignment is scheduled for the last 6 months of their fellowship.

Contact Lauren Franklin or complete the HVO volunteer application to get started.
HVO’s hematology projects are supported by the American Society of Hematology and the British Society for Haematology .
About Health Volunteers Overseas
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve global health through education of the local health workforce in resource-scarce countries. HVO fosters partnerships between institutions, local providers, volunteers and sponsor organizations, so that, together, we can address the global health workforce shortage. HVO recruits trained physicians, nurses, dentists, and allied health professionals to support their colleagues overseas through education, mentorship and inter-professional collaboration. Our volunteers train the next generation of providers while mentoring and working alongside those already in practice to support and sustain them in their work.

We invest in health workers, helping to build health system resilience and capacity to ensure all people will have access to high quality health care delivered by local health professionals.

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