About Us

Partnerships and Internships for Better Health.

VAW Global Health Alliance is a humanitarian organization and social enterprise devoted to developing sustainable partnerships with local communities and professionals to work together to improve access to basic resources. Our focus is to work hand in hand with local initiatives and leaders to provide communities with access to medical, dental and veterinary treatment, medication, nutritional security, clean water and health education.

Our Story

VAW Global Health Alliance was founded by Mark and Rebecca Stanley in 2006. They were inspired to found their organization in San Pedro la Laguna along with a local NGO named Amí San Lucas.

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Officers & Board of Directors

The leadership team, made up of six members including two doctors, focuses on the outward vision and long-term impacts of our organization.

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The staff includes the Development Staff, Site Coordinators and doctors within each country.

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Medical Outreach Chapters

Get real world experience working in a mobile medical clinic.  Practice taking blood pressure readings, BMI, blood sugar levels, and other vital statistics from patients.  Shadow doctors and work in the Pharmacy! Find out if there is a chapter forming near you!

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Dental Outreach Chapters

Work alongside a dentist.  Assist the dentist with procedures like extractions, fillings, cleanings, sealings and more! Find out if there is a chapter forming near you!

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Veterinary Outreach Chapters

Work alongside a veterinarian.  Assist the veterinarian with procedures like physical exams, deworming, vaccines, surgeries and more! Find out if there is a chapter forming near you!

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Global Health Outreach

Work with community leaders and families to develop and carry out projects that have a long term impact!  Find out if there is a chapter forming near you!

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January 18, 2018

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