This major Rotary Program, chaired by David Cockshell, supplies other organisations with medical and literacy goods needed in communities worldwide. Donations in Kind is happy to make available donated dental equipment to students for international study placements. Rotary has other programs that focus on volunteering overseas specific to dental operations. You may wish to check out the www.RAWCS.com.au, under Project Volunteers for more information, or email [email protected].
AUSTRALIA-VIETNAM VOLUNTEERS RESOURCE GROUP (AARVG)
AAVRG is a non-for-profit organization that provides humanitarian aid to the people of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province at the Long Tan Clinic. There are usually 6 trips held a year, held according to the convenience of the local community. Each trip is booked at the beginning of the calender year for 1 week, during which you may have the opportunity to work along-side Dr Colin Twelftree, Dr Helen Mclean and Dr Janet Scott. Check out the http://www.avvrg.org.au/ website for more information, or email [email protected].
This Rotary/Lions East Timor Dental Project has been established for several years. This project is coordinated by Dr Terry Yuen and has the experience of accommodating for dental students. Check out the http://ossaainc.org.au/main/LETDP4.htm website for more information, or email [email protected].
Common Ground is a unique model which provides dental services to the homeless. Thanks to the volunteered services of dental students and local clinicians. This opportunity offers great clinical experience for final year students. Students of all other years are welcome to contact Margie if interested in assisting or observing. You may wish to check out http://www.commongroundadelaide.org.au/ for more information, or email [email protected]