At this time World Spine Care has developed clinical protocols that have been implemented in the pilot programs in Shoshong and Mahalapye, Botswana and Moca, Dominican Republic, and Accra, Ghana. Treatment provided in all clinics will follow evidence-based protocols as established by the clinical team. Each clinic is involved in a research program to monitor and evaluate outcomes. World Spine Care has currently established the following volunteer and educational programs:
Clinic Supervisor – Management of a WSC center
Qualified and licensed chiropractor, medical doctor, osteopathic physician, or physiotherapist with advanced training.
Will be required to volunteer in a clinic for a period no less than 12 months
Clinicians follow the defined evidence based protocols established by the WSC clinical team.
Clinicians are responsible for: Patient care and managing the WSC clinic; hosting, training and supervising volunteers; managing the WSC residence; regular reporting to WSC; documenting (writing, photography and video) events at the clinic; communication with local health care authorities and Ministry of Health officials; collaboration with local health care workers; management of WSC databases and files.
Volunteer Associate clinician – working with a Clinic Supervisor
The interested volunteer Associate must be prepared to spend at least a month at a WSC clinic.
Volunteer associates follow the defined evidence based protocols established by the WSC clinical team.
Volunteer Associates will work under the supervision of the Clinic Supervisor.
Volunteer associates must raise $500 in donations in advance of arriving at the volunteer site
Volunteer associates must be licensed clinicians who are registered to practice.
Volunteers are responsible for all expenses.
Volunteer medical or surgical consultant specialist
Orthopedic spine surgeon, neurosurgeon, rheumatologist, physiatrist, neurologist, or psychiatrist.
Other details and requirements for this position are being developed.