Our purpose is to offer medical care and to preach the Gospel to poor people, practically demonstrating the love of Christ and compassion with those in need.A medical team (general practitioners, paediatricians, eye specialists, ENT specialists), both from Romania and other countries will be looking to provide basic medical care and to preach the Gospel, in this way supporting the local church in evangelism. The outreach will take place in a poor village that belongs to the Black Sea area.
Available for: Singles Couples Families Groups
The team will provide medical examination to people that do not normally have access to these services. Participants are asked to bring their scrubs/uniform, stethoscope and blood pressure gauge to the outreach. Beyond this, you could bring some more medical equipment that you might need, as well as vitamin supplements, painkillers, anti-parasite medicine…
Medical students looking for internship, medical doctors or nurses interested in serving in Romania.
We will probably stay in tents. Toilet facilities may be primitive and shower facilities may be primitive and/or limited. There may not be laundry facilities. Please ensure you have your own sleeping bag.
We will provide all meals in partnership with the local church.
Please arrange your travel to and from airport Henry Coanda, Otopeni/Bucuresti, airport code OTP. If you arrive before 13:00, OM will pick you up there and arrange your ongoing travel. Please note that it may be necessary to wait at the airport for other international team members.
Also for departure, please ensure your flight time is not before 15:00. If you are not able to arrive and leave at these times, please don't buy a ticket until there is an agreement with your OM office.
Please See "Travel".
All applicants are required to have a complete Traveler's Medical Insurance policy to cover the entire period. Please contact the medical services in your home country for vaccination requirements. You need to be in good health to be able to participate with us. (Please let us know of any allergies/conditions during your application process.)
Those from countries within the EU and North America will not need a visa, others will need to check with their embassies for details.
The common team language will be English but the locals will speak Romanian. Do not expect them to know or be confident enough to speak English. There will be a translator on your team. We will send you in your acceptance pack some basic phrases to learn too (Handbook Welcome to Romania).
All prices do not include airfare