How to Approach Medical Missions with a Fresh Perspective

About Our Guest

Dr. Lani Ackerman

Dr. Lani Ackerman is co-founder, and Director of Health Environmental Learning Program (H.E.L.P.) a non-profit international Christian community development organization working in the Himalayas of Asia. She is board certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Tropical/Travel Medicine, Quality Improvement and Utilization Review, and practiced FM-Obstetrics for over 20 years. She is a Clinical Professor in Medical Education and Family Medicine. She has practiced family medicine and taught residents and students for 35 years post residency.

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Ke Garne? Sustainable Christian Community Development in the Himalayas

Bill Reichart discusses with Dr. Lani Ackerman on how to best approach Medical Missions within what are now called “creative-access” countries.

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