Get Involved!

Help PODEMOS reach its goals of providing consistent care to the communities of Monte de Olivos, Siete de Abril, and Villa Soleada. Volunteer your time and skills on one our trips, help us organize new chapters of PODEMOS or help us with our fundraising activites. Not a health professional or student on one of the health professions? No problem. We need interpreters, educations, statisticians, fundraising experts, web developers, and film makers. If you have a special skill and think you know how to contribute let us know by contacting us at podemos.med@gmail.com . Even if you don’t want to travel you can be a part of our efforts by attending our events and spreading the word about PODEMOS.

Health care providers, ever say ” I always wanted to serve abroad, but I just haven’t found the time or organization”? If you have (or even if you haven’t) PODEMOS is looking for you. Columbus area doctors, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, and physical therapists are the muscle that makes our efforts in Honduras fruitful. PODEMOS currently travels to Honduras in both December/January and June. If you would like to be one of the providers in an upcoming trip, please let us know!

Medical Donations

PODEMOS relies on the generosity of pharmaceutical companies, private practitioners and local businesses to provide the medicines and diagnostics we need to meet the needs of our patients. If you are a medical practitioner and are interested in making a charitable donation of used diagnostic supplies, short dated medications, non-perishable items such as gause or gloves, and medical equipment please contact us at podemos.med@gmail.com . Below is a list of medications we reliably need as well as some items we hope to obtain to improve the care of our patients.

Medical Equipment

PODEMOS needs a portable ECG to help diagnose and manage our patients cardiac health. If you have a gently used ECG, or would like to sponsor our purchase of a new ECG, please let us know.

Medications

Antibiotics

  • Augmentin 600 mg
  • Amoxicillin 75 ml
  • Cefdinir 300 mg
  • Doxycycline Hyxlate 100
  • Ciprofloxacin 500 mg
  • Albendazole 20 ml
  • Albendazole 200 mg
  • Ciprofloxacin ear drops

Antifungals

  • Clotrimazole 1%
  • Clotrimazole 1% vaginal cream
  • Tolnaflate 1%
  • Metronidazole 500 mg
  • Fluconazole 150 mg
  • Lanolin (A&D cream)
  • Systral gel

Antihistamines

  • Loratidine 10 mg
  • Loratidine 5 mg kids chewable
  • Loratidine 5 mg/5 ml solution
  • Diphenhydramine 50 mg

Antitussives

  • Tylenol Multisyndrome relief gel cap
  • Dologripe

Anti-inflammatory/analgesics

  • Baby aspirin 81 mg
  • Prednisone 5 mg
  • Ibuprofen 200 mg
  • Ibuprofen 600 mg
  • Acetaminophen 500 mg
  • Tylenol go-tabs 160 mg
  • Clinoril 200 mg
  • Tramadol extended release 100 mg

Asthma

  • Montelukast 5 mg chewable
  • Albuterol

GI

  • Famotidine 20 mg
  • Famotidine 40 mg
  • Gaviscon
  • Pursennid 12 mg
  • Oral rehydration packs
  • Metoclopramide

Anti-hypertensives

  • HCTZ 25 mg
  • HCTZ 50 mg
  • Enalapril
  • Atenolol

Anti-glycemics

  • Metformin 500 mg
  • Glipizide

Vitamins

  • Adult Vitamins
  • Women’s Vitamins
  • Vitamins for Kids < 4
  • Vitamins for Kids > 4