I. Hillside Health Care International (HHCI)
is a non-profit organization dedicated to
optimizing the health and quality of life of
the residents of Toledo District, Belize by
providing health care and physical
rehabilitative services, educational
outreach, and public health and wellness
II. HHCI is committed to our patients, to
the people living in our service area, to
our health care trainees and volunteers
who serve others through our program,
to our staff, to our partners, especially
the Belize Ministry of Health (MoH), and
to long term financial stability.
III. HHCI seeks to foster healthy global
attitudes and intercultural cooperation through the provision of a culturally competent, multidisciplinary educational program for health care trainees and volunteers. HHCI trains health care trainees in global health so as to enable them to better understand their role in the international community. Our hope is that Hillside trainees and volunteers will be deeply impacted by their experiences in Belize, making them better-rounded, more spiritual individuals and better world citizens.
IV. Hillside seeks to offer personal and professional development as well as opportunities for educational advancement and leadership training for members of the HHCI Belizean staff.
V. HHCI strives to be financially independent organization that provides sufficient and sustainable medical resources and an established recruitment system benefitting patients, staff, health care trainees, and volunteers while maintaining quality medical care, educational opportunities and community outreach by 2017.
VI. Through close collaboration with the Belize MoH and other local governmental and non-governmental organizations HHCI will expand its outreach to facilitate public health research, accessible care and disease prevention.