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San Pedro Sula, Honduras

CURE International


honduras

CURE International is a nonprofit organization that helps disabled children in the developing world. The organization, which operates an orthopedic hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, sets up a dental clinic at an orphanage in a remote village four times each year. Externs will practice high-volume dentistry in a challenging environment, treating children and educating school teachers about proper dental hygiene. Located near the beach, the tropical village is known for its exciting sporting events and thriving marketplace.

DATES

To be determined.

CONTACT

For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or blevy@umaryland.edu

FAST FACTS: Honduras

Location: central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua

Population: 7.9 million

Capital: Tegucigalpa

Official language: Spanish

Climate: subtropical