Barbie Saviour is funny and everything, but now what?


 

We've all seen the hilarious Barbie Saviour and the essays written on the questionable impacts of volunteering. A strange new horizon is ahead of medical volunteering. A strange duality that exists between the travel industry and relief work-contemporarily known as volunteering abroad. This odd hybrid that has now become known as voluntourism has painted negative brush strokes across what began as an unadulterated area of goodwill.

So where does Medical Volunteering fit into all of this? Arguably in a dichotomous limbo. Prac