Making a difference

A mission to Honduras

Print edition : June 14, 2013

The consulting room set up by the volunteers in Nuevo Paraiso village. About 63 per cent of rural Hondurans are seen by health-care professionals only at medical missions Photo: Courtesy: MDJunior

A long queue in front of the venue in Nuevo Paraiso where MDJunior volunteers had set up the clinic. Photo: Courtesy: MDJunior

A medical clinic in the village. A public health care system is virtually absent in the country. Photo: Courtesy MDJunior

Laying a concrete floor in a house in Flor Azul. This will help reduce the incidence of parasitic infestations. Photo: Courtesy: MDJunior

A unique student-run non-profit organisation tries to make a difference in Honduras by holding medical clinics and executing public health projects.

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