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Mission Trips

The Best Medical Mission Trips & Where To Find Them

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Written by Evelyn Oliver

Do you want to make a difference overseas in medical missions? There are many locations and opportunities available for specific medical fields and medical students.

Where can I go on a medical mission trip? Medical mission trips are offered all over the world. There are opportunities for those with and without medical experience to offer medical and spiritual help to those in need. Below are some amazing opportunities to make an impact for Christ by helping on Medical mission trips.

Mission Of Hope

Mission of Hope offers both non-medical mission trips and medical mission trips. Mission of Hope comes alongside communities to help with their biggest needs.

They also aim to help the local church who will be working in the community long after your trip takes place. By partnering with local pastors you truly help transform the community and proclaim the good news of the Gospel.

Their medical mission trips are amazing opportunities to use your skills to serve others. While serving with them they ask for medical professionals to bring certain medical equipment needed while on the trip

Haiti

While going to Haiti with Mission of Hope you will get an amazing opportunity to share the love of Christ and use your interests and skills to physically and spiritually help the people in the community.

Mission of Hope facilitates a year-round clinic to help the people in the community in a very tangible way. Medical Professionals coming to help are asked to bring medical equipment that will be needed on the trip.

This trip costs around $700.00, plus a $25.00 reservation fee, airfare, and medical supplies.

They have trips available every week in 2021 from January 23nd to December 11th.

To find more mission trips for adults and nurses – click here.

Dominican Republic

On your trip to the Dominican Republic, you will have the opportunity to work with Mission of Hope’s year-round clinic to provide medical care to those who do not have regular access to medical care.

You will be working four full days of medical work, through your work you will represent the love of Jesus to the community you are working in.

This trip costs around $945.00, plus a $25.00 reservation fee, airfare, and medical supplies.

They have trips available every week in 2021 from January 2nd to December 11th.

Guatemala

In Guatemala, while working with Mission of Hope you will help bring physical and spiritual help to those in the community during Mission of Hope’s year-round clinic.

During your trip, you will be working four full days of medical work and will be tangibly representing the love of Christ to those you serve.

This trip costs around $875.00, plus a $25.00 reservation fee.

They have trips available every week in 2021 from February 6th to December 11th.

Global Health Outreach

Global Health Outreach, a part of Christian Medical and Dental Associations, offers short-term medical mission trips to spread the gospel throughout the world through medical missions.

They work in many areas throughout the world and have the heart to reach the unreached people.

Thessalonica, Greece

During this trip to Greece, you will get to work with refugees to help with the medical care they may need. They are in need of both physical and spiritual help.

You will be able to help those in need with your skills, loving those in need through medical care.

This trip costs around $3,495.00, plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • October 8- October 17, 2021

North Africa/ Middle East

On this trip, you will be helping refugees as they have fled their homes because of difficult situations. This will be a great opportunity to share the love of Christ and help people physically in these difficult times.

This trip costs around $3,195.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • May 14- May 28, 2021

Athens, Greece

This trip to Athens, Greece will focus on those in refugee camps, and other refugees around the country. You will be sharing the hope of Jesus to those displaced from their home and serving others by helping with their physical needs.

This trip costs around $3,495.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • November 12- November 21, 2021

Nicaragua

This trip will be an amazing opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those who are hurting in Nicaragua. You will get to offer medical services in your specific area, and offer the hope that comes through the gospel.

This trip costs around $2,695.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

Dominican Republic

On this trip to the Dominican Republic, you will get to work with Oasis Church. You will get to reach the Haitians who are in need spiritually and physically.

This trip is open to medical professionals, non-medical volunteers, and medical students are encouraged to join as well.

This trip costs around $2,645.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • June 19- June 27, 2021

West Africa

Join those in West Africa to bring the light of the gospel to those living in darkness. They are currently planning on offering primary medical care, and dental care, but hope to add more team members in other areas of specialty as well.

Medical professionals, medical students, and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

This trip costs around $3,840.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • May 14- May 23, 2021

Guatemala

This trip is an opportunity for medical professionals, students, and non-medical volunteers. You will get the chance to reach those in poverty with the love of Jesus and help meet medical needs.

There will be opportunities to help those in the city dump and helping those in human trafficking within the city.

This trip costs around $2,695.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • May 8- May 16, 2021

El Congo, El Salvador

This trip will be a great opportunity for students and families as well as medical and non-medical volunteers. While in El Salvador you will get to help with primary medical care as well as the chance to play with kids, spend time with locals during home visits, and sports outreach.

You will get to show the love of Christ to those in need.

This trip costs around $2,555.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • March 20- March 28, 2021

North Africa/ Middle East

This trip is focused on reaching a specific unreached people group. You will be offering medical care and resources to those who do not have access otherwise.

On this trip, they are looking for those in the medical profession. You will get to show God’s love through medical care to those who have not heard the gospel.

This trip costs around $3,795.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • September 17- September 25, 2021

Dominican Republic

On this trip to the Dominican Republic, you will be ministering and medically helping those in prison. This will be an opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus to inmates who need the hope of the gospel.

This trip costs around $2,505.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • October 16- October 24, 2021

Honduras

While in Honduras you will get to work alongside medical students and medical professionals. You will get to train others to use equipment as well as encourage students and patients spiritually through prayer.

Many medical professionals are needed on this trip as well as non-medical professionals to help with prayer and logistics.

This trip costs around $2,540.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

Eastern Europe

On this trip, you will have the chance to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those who are lost and hurting. You will get to work with orphans and others who need the love of Jesus.

Medical professionals, students, and non-medical volunteers are all welcome to come and serve in Eastern Europe.

This trip costs around $3,245.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • March 25- April 3, 2021

Dominican Republic

This trip to the Dominican Republic will be a chance for medical professionals, students, young adults, and many others to help reach others with the love of Christ.

You will be working in Santo Domingo to help the needy with primary medical care, reading glasses clinic, as well as helping with emotional and spiritual needs.

This trip costs around $2,530.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • March 15- May 23, 2021

Athens, Greece

On this trip to Athens, you will be helping with refugees. There are many who have left their homes because of war and other unsafe circumstances. You will be working in a church clinic bringing medical care and the love of Jesus to those in need.

There are opportunities for both medical professionals and for non-medical volunteers on this trip.

This trip costs around $3,495.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • April 10- April 18, 2021

Zambia

This trip will emphasize caring for the orphans in Zambia. There are many orphans in Zambia and most without any medical care available to them.

This trip will give you the chance to love on children who have great needs spiritually and physically.

Medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are needed, especially optometrists and dental professionals.

This trip costs around $4,340.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • June 11- June 24, 2021

Ecuador

Join this family-friendly trip to Ecuador to help share the gospel and help those with medical needs. You will get to work in the mountains among indigenous people.

Medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcomed on this trip to come to make a difference in this community.

This trip costs around $2,895.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • June 11- June 19, 2021

El Salvador

While in El Salvador you will get to show the love of Jesus to those in the community. You will get to work alongside a local Church, Cimiento Estable.

This trip is amazing for students and families, both medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help serve in this country.

This trip costs around $2,555.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • July 31- August 8, 2021

East Africa

This trip to East Africa will be an amazing opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus. You will get to partner with a local church to bring medical and dental services to the community.

There are spots open for a wide variety of medical professionals and a need for some non-medical volunteers as well.

This trip costs around $4,050.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • August 19- September 3, 2021

Honduras

On this trip to Honduras, you will get to help bring medical care to those who do not have normally have access to it. This is a great trip for families, those who are new or experienced with missions.

Medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help bring the hope of Jesus and much needed medical care.

This trip costs around $2,630.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

North Africa/ Middle East

This trip will be an amazing chance to help those who are suffering because of persecution, poverty, or refugee status. You will get to partner with long-term missionaries to help provide primary medical care as well as dental and optical services.

This trip costs around $4,200.00 plus a registration fee.

Available dates

  • September 10- September 21, 2021

Medical Missions Outreach

Medical Missions Outreach is an organization that offers short-term mission trips to underdeveloped countries. Medical Missions Outreach’s goal is to point others to the Great Physician by offering medical care to those who need but do not have access to medical care.

They invite both medical professionals and volunteers to serve others and represent Christ.

El Progreso, Honduras

This trip is for medical professionals to serve in El Progreso, Honduras. Medical Missions Outreach has been working in this area since 2006.

You will help bring much-needed medical care to this region and show the love of Christ to those in need.

This trip costs around $1,750.

Available dates

San Jose del Monte, Philippines

On this trip to San Jose del Monte, you will get to partner with Calvary Baptist Church. This trip will offer medical and optical services to those in the community.

Both professional and non-professional, and there are opportunities for other medical professionals as well. It will be an amazing opportunity to physically and spiritually serve others.

This trip costs around $3,295.

Available dates

  • March 18- March 27, 2021

Arequipa, Peru

While on this trip you will get to work with Omega Baptist Church who aims to help introduce Jesus to those in Peru. This trip includes helping people with medical and optical needs.

Both medical and non-medical volunteers are welcome. They welcome any medical professional to join and help with the physical needs of the community and share the love of Jesus.

This trip costs around $2,195.

Available dates

  • June 3- June 12, 2021

Nyahururu, Kenya

Working with Bible Baptist Church in Nyahururu, Kenya you will get the amazing opportunity to help share the gospel by providing for the medical needs of the community.

On this trip, you will get to help provide medical, optical, and physical therapy services. Both medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help meet the physical and medical needs in this area.

This trip costs around $3,295.

Available dates

  • June 10- June 19, 2021

Santiago, Chile

This trip will take place in the metropolitan area where you will get the chance to provide optical services for those in need.

Both medical and non-medical volunteers are welcome on this trip to help share the love of Christ while being the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

This trip costs around $2,195.

Available dates

  • June 24- July 3, 2021

Cusco, Peru

On this trip, you will get to work with many long-term established missionaries to spread the gospel and be the hands and feet of Jesus. You will get to serve those in need by offering medical and optical services.

This trip costs around $2,195.

Available dates

  • July 8- July 17, 2021

Matagalpa, Nicaragua

This trip will let you partner with Project 14 Global Missions to offer both medical services and the gospel to those in need.

This trip will offer medical, optical, and physical therapy services for those in the community. Both medical and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help show the love of Christ in this community.

This trip costs around $1,950.

Available dates

  • July 9- July 17, 2021

Bangkok, Thailand

On this trip to Bangkok, Thailand you will get to work with long-term missionaries to help share the gospel while helping with the physical needs in the community.

This trip will offer medical and optical services, as well as any other medical services offered by volunteers. Join this team to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

This trip costs around $3,295.

Available dates

  • August 5- August 14, 2021

Sighetu Marmetiei, Romania

While in Sighetu Marmetiei, Romania you will have an amazing opportunity to work with long-term missionaries within the gypsy community.

This trip will offer medical and optical services to those in need, as well as any other medical services offered by volunteers. Both medical and non-medical volunteers are welcome.

This trip will give you the chance to help those in need while also sharing the gospel, and demonstrating the love of Jesus.

This trip costs around $2,395.

Available dates

  • August 19- August 28, 2021

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

While in Port Elizabeth you will get to work with Project South Africa a group who wants to reach the world with the good news of Jesus.

This trip will be an amazing opportunity to help those in need by offering medical, optical, dental, and physical therapy services.

Both medical and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help share the love of Jesus by medically helping those in need.

This trip costs around $3,495.

Available dates

  • September 14- September 25, 2021

Bishoftu, Ethiopia

In Bishoftu, Ethiopia you will get to work with the local church and long-term missionaries. Medical and optical services will be offered to the community on this trip.

Both medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the community.

This trip costs around $3,295.

Available dates

  • October 7- October 16, 2021

Chipata, Zambia

On this trip, you will get to work with long-term missionaries to share the gospel through medical missions. Medical, optical, and physical therapy services will be offered on this trip.

Both medical professional and non-medical volunteers are welcome to help share the good news of the gospel and demonstrate the love of Jesus to those in need.

This trip costs around $3,295.

Available dates

  • November 11- November 20, 2021

ABWE International

ABWE International, which stands for the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, offers many opportunities for ministry overseas. They want to see the gospel reach all people.

Below is a list of Medical Mission trips that ABWE offers.

Liberia

This trip will be a chance to help those in need of medical care and to share the hope of the gospel. Each clinic day there will be a chance after learning the patient’s history to share the gospel.

You will get to soften the hearts of the community towards the gospel changing lives physically and spiritually.

This trip costs around $2900-$3300.

Tentative dates

  • February 2021

Zambia

On this trip, you will partner with a local church to offer simple free clinics and sharing the gospel. Many in Zambia claim to be Christians but few understand what it means for their lives.

You will get to use your medical skills to help heal people both physically and spiritually.

This trip costs around $2300-$3600.

Tentative dates

  • June 18- June 27, 2021

Paraguay

While in Paraguay you will get to partner with a local church to bring physical healing through clinics, and spiritual healing through the gospel.

Many people in Paraguay are open to hearing the gospel and you will get the chance to share it on this trip.

This trip costs around $1400-$1800 plus additional support funds.

Tentative dates

  • March 5- March 15, 2021

Jamaica

This trip will be an amazing opportunity to use your medical skills to help those in need. In addition to providing medical services, you will get to share the gospel and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

Those with and without a medical background are welcome.

This trip costs around $400-$500 plus additional funds.

Tentative dates

  • 2021

South Asia

On this trip, you will get to partner with a local team to travel to different locations to provide for medical needs and share the good news of the gospel.

There will be many opportunities to pray with the people and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

This trip costs around $1200-$1500 plus additional support funds.

Tentative dates

  • October 22- October 31, 2021

North Africa

On this trip to North Africa, you will get to help hold clinics for the local community. It will be an amazing opportunity to show the love of Christ through providing medical care.

You will also help provide for the people through helping with other needs while creating relationships.

This trip costs around $2250-$2825 plus additional support funds.

Tentative dates

  • December 4- December 13, 2021

Chile

While in Chile partner with long-term ABWE missionaries to help effectively share the gospel while also helping with medical needs. Help bring physical and spiritual healing to those in Chile.

This trip costs around $2250-2825.

Tentative dates

  • Fall 2021

Argentina

This trip will give you the chance to serve others by partnering with a local church to share the good news of the gospel and give serve medically at clinics at the church.

Medical professionals and non-medical volunteers are welcome to join and serve the people of Argentina.

This trip costs around $2175-$2750.

Tentative dates

  • September 4- September 12, 2021

Uganda

This trip to Uganda offers a clinic to those medically in need. While learning the patient’s history there will also be an opportunity to share the gospel.

The hope of Jesus is desperately needed in this country that has seen much devastation through war. You will get to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

Tentative dates

This trip costs around $3135-$3360 plus additional funds.

  • August 20- August 29, 2021

Samaritan’s Purse- World Medical Mission

World Medical Mission is a part of Samaritan’s Purse International Relief. Their World Medical Mission is made up of Christian Healthcare professionals who go overseas to serve at overseas missions hospitals.

They have opportunities for many medical professionals to serve those in need of medical care overseas. They support many long-term missionaries overseas, as well as offering short-term mission trips.

Mission to the World

Mission to the World is an organization and Missions agency that aims to enact the great commission by sending and supporting missionaries all over the world.

They have long-term and short-term mission trips available for medical professionals to help in areas overseas that need doctors, dentists, and other professions.

They are currently planning their trips for 2021 to keep all who are traveling safe.

If you are looking for more options and locations to go on medical mission trips, go through the short-term missions list located on the Medical Missions website.

They support many mission organizations that offer medical mission trips. On their website, you will find dates, locations, and organizations.

When considering where you want to travel to for your medical mission trip, make sure to pray as you make your decision.

There is a great need for the gospel around the world, as well as many physical needs, you can help provide for both by going on a medical missions trip.

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