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Alyssa Yi <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 3 Sep 2019 12:12:12 -0400
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Subject: DEADLINE EXTENDED for UMD GDB Winter 2020 Trip Application!

UMD GDB would like to inform you that we've extended the deadline of our
applications for our Winter 2020 trip to September 13th (next friday)! Get
your applications in ASAP!

Looking for an unforgettable experience this coming winter break? Do you want
to shadow and assist dentists in Honduras while helping educate locals about
the importance of dental hygiene?

Global Dental Brigades is looking for motivated students to join the upcoming
brigade in January of 2020!

The University of Maryland is a chapter of Global Dental Brigades, an
international movement of students and medical professionals working
alongside local communities and staff to implement sustainable health
systems. We work in remote, rural, and under-resourced communities in
Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua, and Ghana who would otherwise have limited to no
access to health care. Each community receives a brigade every 3 to 4 months
where hundreds of patients are provided access to dental & medical care and
volunteers deliver public health workshops. During these visits, electronic
patient records are collected for future visitations and to monitor overall
community health trends. In conjunction with our Medical & Dental Programs,
Global Brigades also supports communities with economic development,
sanitation, and clean water projects, and uniquely implements these programs
in a holistic model to meet a community’s health and economic goals. Our
model systematically builds community ownership and collaboratively executes
programs with the end goal of sustainably evolving into a relationship of
impact monitoring.

If you're interested in attending Global Dental Brigades this coming winter
(tentative dates 1/9/20-1/16/20), applications are due September 13th!
Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, so remember to send
your application in as soon as possible!

To learn more, please visit

Application form link: (Deadline

Global Dental Brigades 2018 Video Recap:

If you have any questions, please contact us at
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Event Date: September 13, 2019
Contact Person: UMD GDB Presidents
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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