Module I: An introduction to Medical Teams International

As a Medical Teams International volunteer, you represent the organization abroad. To help you do this well, Module I will familiarize you with our mission, values, history, program areas and structure. In addition to preparing you to be a confident ambassador of Medical Teams International, becoming more knowledgeable about our mission and method of working can also help you to see how your own work fits into the larger context. Your work is an integral part of our success.


After completing this module, you will be aware of:

  • Our mission, values and guiding principles
  • The historical highlights of the organization
  • Countries where Medical Teams International has field offices
  • The various programs through which we fulfill our mission
  • How Medical Teams International is unique among similar organizations
  • Key facts about us
In this section, you'll be asked to:
  • Read several items of information 
  • Reflect on various issues 
  • Respond to several questions 
  • Watch a short video and photo slideshow 
  • Evaluate your learning