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LEAP Missions

Zimbabwe
Duration: Open ended duration. Contact NGO for details.
Clinical Focus: Other

Mission Details
LEAP is a non-profit surgical missions organization that sends teams to areas of the world where there are no specialists. Doctors perform complex surgical reconstructions, at no charge, to the patients. LEAP is characterized by its commitment to the long-term. Our teams return each year to the same towns in order to treat patients needing subsequent surgeries, therefore attaining excellent outcomes.Current missions are available in Zimbabwe, Damoh (Central India), Belize, and Haiti.

Facilities
Leap partners with area mission hospitals in each country.

Expenses: Covered, although many team members offer to pay or raise support for their own airfare.
Meals Provided: Y

Security: Y
Teaching Opportunity: Y
Religious Affiliation: Y

Accomodations
Provided by host hospital

Spouse/Partner/Family Permitted: Y
Available for Faculty/Resident: Y
Patient Care: Y

NGO Profile Info: LEAP - Life Enhancement Association for People
Description Founded in 1991 by craniofacial plastic surgeon, Dr. P. Craig Hobar of Dallas, LEAP sends surgical teams all over the world to help children in need.

7777 Forest Lane, Suite 326

Dallas, Texas 75230
USA

Contact Name: Kristin Pesola
Contact Email: KristinPesola@leap-foundation.org
Contact Phone: 972-566-6550
Website: www.LEAP-Foundation.org
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