1) The Yunnan Province Newborn Training Program
b. Ms. Guo Fang Qi is a PhD graduate student in public health at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Ms. Guo is from Harbin, a city in the northeast part of China. She trains OB doctors and nurses how to properly use pulse oximetry to test for abnormal oxygen saturation in newborns. She is also making the evaluation of the training program the subject of her PhD thesis at UCI.
2) Grants for Kids Program
a. Chen Shan Shan is from Beijing, China. She is one of the founders of China Cal and now works as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She is also co-director of the Pediatric Training Program and the director of the Grants for Kids Program. She has been elected to become the next general director (CEO) of China Cal. As director of Grants for Kids, Shan Shan organizes referrals and introduces families to hospitals and surgeons. She also organizes financial support from various foundations in China, Hong Kong and the United States. In 2013, she successfully organized such help for 185 children.
b. PC Chow MD is a pediatric cardiologist from Hong Kong Queen Mary Hospital. He works full time at that hospital but has spent all of his vacation time for the past four years volunteering his talent and energy to the children of China Cal. Dr. Chow helps examine and diagnose hundreds of China Cal kids every year.
- We need cardiologists, pediatricians, and nurses, and ultrasound technologists as short-term volunteers. Working knowledge of Mandarin is a plus. We need at least three weeks of your time during the period between December 8 and December 30, 2015 or next summer. We will pay all your living expenses while you are in China, but you will have to support your own round trip airfare to Dali, China.
- We need long-term volunteers (at least three months) who are fluent in Mandarin and who have some health care experience between September 1, 2015 and December 30, 2015 or between April 1, 2016 and October 30, 2016 (or longer). We will support your expenses in China and will reimburse your airfare at the end of your stay with us. You will work as trainers in our Pediatric Training Program.
- We need student externs. We accept college graduates, undergraduates, and even senior high school students to work and study with us. We have externship opportunities between December 8, 2015 and December 30, 2015 and next summer. You will work in both our Pediatric Training Program and our Grants for Kids program. You must speak advanced Chinese and have an interest in a health related field (medicine, nursing, etc.). You will be requested to pay a donation fee of $2500, part of which will cover your living expenses and part of which will be a tax exempt donation which covers the cost of your medical and nursing faculty who will be your mentors during this program. See www.chinacal.org for more details.