Nicaragua - Leon

Nicaragua, Leon - Mission Dates: October 3 - 11, 2018

Mission Purpose – To bring compassionate care and the message of the Gospel to the people of Leon, in Nicaragua.

Mission History: The first mission trip to Leon was will be in 2018. To date, HHMM’s leadership made the decision to establish a mission in Leon based on the need of the local population and the invitation of local Church leaders. We look forward to a successful mission this year and many years in the to come.

Local Needs: The mission setting is both Urban and rural. Local maladies include Hypertension, diabetes, respiratory and gastric infections, skin diseases, etc. 

Recommended Vaccinations: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.

Non-Surgical: This is not a surgical mission.

Types of specialties needed for this mission:

  • Family Medicine Providers (Physicians, Physician Assistants (PA's), Nurse Practitioners (NP’s)
  • Dentistry: Dentists and Oral Hygienists
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists and pharmacy Techs
  • Nursing: RN’s and LVN’s
  • Physical Therapist and Chiropractor
  • Counseling
  • Natural Family Planning Instructors 
  • Non-medical volunteers
  • Spanish Translators