Dentistes Sans Frontières

GAC program : the strengthening continues

The third year of TSF’s volunteer cooperation program in partnership with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is nearing completion. We continued our work to support dentistry, optometry and homeopathy in the three countries targeted by the..

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A busy year for our volunteers

TSF’s volunteer-sending program had a big year in 2016. Our program with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) really took off, first with capacity-building interventions for field workers in Tanzania, Bolivia and Honduras. Thanks to the dental..

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Positive results for the first year of the TSF-GAC program

The first year of the five-year voluntary cooperation program run by Terre Sans Frontières (TSF) in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has resulted in 27 volunteers being sent into the field. These 10 men..

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Dr. Odino Riendeau: 10 years of generosity

After 10 years as a Dentistes Sans Frontières (DSF) and Terre Sans Frontières (TSF) volunteer, dentist Dr. Odino Riendeau is stepping down. Dr. Riendeau, an active member of DSF’s advisory committee, has completed a dozen..

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The new voluntary cooperation program takes off

Interventions in the field have begun for the voluntary cooperation program led by Terre Sans Frontières (TSF) in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada (formerly the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, or DFATD). The..

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Four new dental clinics in Bolivia

Dentistes Sans Frontières (DSF) wants to set up four full dental clinics in Bolivia, so more than 100,000 Bolivians can have permanent access to oral health care. In Bolivia, the dental profession currently has only..

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More than 3,000 people treated
“Sans Frontières” Success

Two major “Sans Frontières” missions to Madagascar and Togo took place last fall and included about 50 volunteers. In total, these two missions provided dental and visual health care to more than 3,000 individuals, and..

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A Broader Intervention

Sitting up straight on a long wooden bench at the Clinica San Francisco with his sombrero sunk deep over his head, Agathon Sanchez, 62, waits patiently for a dentist to attend to him. It is..

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