Volunteers In Medical Missions

Peru Tarapoto

Early Estimated Trip Cost: $ 2,345 Team Members Needed

Leader: Team Leader: Dr. Lindsey Clarke -- Co-Leader: Gretchen Gallucci, NP


On Friday, August 11th the team will depart Atlanta and fly into Lima, Peru. After landing in Lima the team will then fly to Tarapoto and prepare to travel to Bella Vista, where they will be staying during the week. The week will consist of 5 clinic days. There will be hotel lodging in Bella Vista. The team will be staying in the jungle district and the clinics will be held in surrounding villages. Sunscreen and insect repellant will be essential as the location of the lodging and clinics are in the jungle.

Gretchen Gallucci is a VIMM Board member and has traveled to Central and South America on six previous VIMM trips. She works at Ohio Health Riverside Hospital in Columbus, OH.

****PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE****

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