ISHI - International Surgical Health Initiative

Nursing services:

The International Surgical Health Initiative is a humanitarian non-profit organization that provides free surgical care to underserved communities worldwide regardless of race, religion, politics, geography or financial considerations.

ISHI volunteers include medical and non-medical active professionals. Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and physician assistants are some of the professionals who regularly participate in our surgical missions. As a team, volunteers provide essential medical care to the underserved around the world, sometimes under challenging conditions. Surgical expertise, flexibility and enthusiasm for helping others are some of the many essential attributes of our volunteers.


Current RN license and surgical experience.  Current CRNA license and at least 1 year of clinical experience.

Cost:All volunteers pay for their airfare and personal expenses while on the mission. There are usually other minor trip related cost
Location:Philippines, Guatemala, Haiti, Sierra Leone
Length:1-2 weeks
Faith based:No

Contact information

ContactZiad Sifri, M.D., President and Co-Founder
Address5 Nicole Court, Colonia, New Jersey, 7067, USA