ROL History

The work of Reach Out And Learn volunteers benefits thousands and saves lives!

ROL in Peru  Cambodia  China  Ghana

Women & Infant Health Summit
March/April 2016
Sicuani, Quillabamba, & Cusco, Peru

Advances in Public Health
March/April 2016
Focus on Public Health Issues
Jinan, China

China Mental Health Summit
October 8 - 16, 2015
Addressing Mental Health Challenges
Beijing, China

Women & Infant Health Summit
April 2 - 11, 2015
Sicuani, Quillabamba, & Cusco, Peru

Advances in Public Health
April 2 - 11, 2015
Focus on Public Health Issues
Jinan, China

Newborn Resuscitation: Train the Trainers!
October 25 - 30, 2014
Colegio de Obstetras
Cusco, Peru

Women & Infant Health Update
March 27 - April 5, 2014
Outreach
Cusco, Peru

Emergency Responders Summit
March 27 - April 5, 2014
Responding to Urgent Needs
Cusco, Peru

Dentistry Update Summit
October 18 - 24, 2013
Learning Together
Jinan, China

Emergency Medicine Summit
October 18 - 24, 2013
Prepared for Emergencies
Jinan, China

International Leadership
July 24 - August 2, 2013
Learn in Cusco, Peru
Cusco, Peru

Public Health Update
March 14 - 24, 2013
Focus on Unique Issues
Cusco, Peru

Women & Infant Health Update
March 19 - 31, 2013
Outreach
Cusco, Peru

Emergency Responders Summit
March 21 - 31, 2013
Responding to Urgent Needs
Cusco, Peru

Anesthesiology Solutions
March 21 - 31, 2013
Real Solutions
Cusco, Peru

Dentistry Update Summit
October 15 - 17, 2012
Reaching Out In China!

Summit on Women and Infant Health
March 19 - 21, 2012
A global perspective on women and infant health!

Anesthesiology Conference
March 19 - 21, 2012
Focus on critical needs in anesthesia!

Fifth Annual Current Topics in Emergency Care
Cusco, Peru
March 21 - 22, 2011
Presented by Reach Out And Learn

Focus on Public Health Issues
Cusco, Peru
March 22 - 23, 2011
Presented by Utah Valley University

Current Topics in Emergency Care
Cusco, Peru
March 22 - 27, 2010
Presented by University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine

Current Topics in Public Health
Cusco, Peru
March 23 - 24, 2010
Presented by Utah Valley University

Current Topics in Trauma Care
Cusco, Peru
March 16-20, 2009
Presented by University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine

Initial Trauma Management
Cusco, Peru
March 31 - April 5, 2008
Presented by University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine

Facial Trauma Conference
Cusco, Peru
March 19 - 20, 2007
Presented by University of Utah School of Medicine

Foreign Participant Comments

We received the following comments at a recent humanitarian event,

When asked, "Was this training valuable for you?" we received the following comments.

  • Yes, it was valuable and very important, congratulations!
  • Yes, very valuable
  • Yes, very good because everything you taught us like the first aid are the high priority that we need to know
  • A very good experience because the first aid topics are VERY important
  • Yes, I learned very good things to input into my own practice that demands this knowledge
  • Yes, because this will help and support the community
  • Yes, because I learned how to better help the patient
  • Yes, I loved what you presented
  • It's very valuable to apply these things in our work places and communities where we live
  • Yes, because we can support people that need help and need to be transported
  • Yes, it was very important!
  • Of course because when we work with civilians who are hurt, we have learned how to address injuries and/before taking them to the hospital
  • Yes, you helped us prevent and know what to do in case of diverse situations in an emergency
  • Yes, because we learned new things that we can apply
  • Yes, it was very interesting, I learned things that I have never heard before
  • Yes, because with the training gave us something so that we can better serve people. Yes because we can organize our community
  • Yes, it was very valuable because I learned things that are very useful for me
  • Yes, because these experiences are the first time we had this in our community
  • Yes, because we know how to be prepared and how to aid those in the community
  • Yes, this information was very important for my work
  • Yes, this was a big help to mothers and other ladies in the community in this bad economy
  • Yes, because you taught us what to do in case of disasters
  • Yes, it is very important to know what we can do to help others
  • Yes, because we learned about first aid
  • Yes, because it's important to learn what you taught and bring new ideas
  • Yes, it is very important to learn about first aid
  • It is very important to put these things we learned into practice into our communities
  • It is necessary to learn and understand what to do in emergencies

When asked, "Did you like this training?" we received the following comments.

  • Yes, it's important to classify different types of emergencies and know the reaction we need to have and what we need to do
  • Yes it was great and it really helped me & gave me skills to organize myself which is important
  • Yes because you showed us an account about our families since we are not always home. They need to be able to be safe while we are gone
  • We remember the things you said and liked to practice to respond fast
  • Yes, it was very valuable because we were taught what precautions to take, and how to organize ourselves
  • Yes we learned a lot of things, mainly about first aid
  • Yes because we learned more about responding to disasters
  • Yes you helped us know how to be more organized and help groups be in action before natural disasters
  • Yes we learned so much from the training and how to organize ourselves, and of course in respect to emergencies and how to help people, and to help them in difficult times
  • Because it's necessary and for help for disasters for at least one organization, especially the fire fighters who help the community
  • Yes because we learned many new things that we didn't know before
  • Yes because you helped us with more experiences to learn
  • Yes you gave us ways to organize and how to apply it to our communities. With everything you did, I say YES!
  • Yes it was very valuable because we were able to change ideas with you and your country who has more
  • Yes it was very valuable, we learned so much and you helped us know what to do in emergencies. I also liked the other topics
  • Yes it was great. We learned a lot and this education will help me the rest of my life
  • Yes we learned so many important things about how to help one child and the world
  • Yes I learned many things that I have not been doing. I like knowing what exactly to do in case of a disaster
  • Yes, you taught us many new things!
  • Yes very valuable because we know how to protect ourselves in emergencies
  • Yes, because you helped us know how to help others, and you helped us in our practice
  • It's very important & you brought us great new experiences that we can integrate into our communities!
  • Yes, you helped me understand what I can do in my local community in order to prevent harmful accidents
  • Yes there were many interesting topics
  • Yes, we learned many things {with the different topics} that we had never learned before
  • Yes, we learned new things and learned of the experiences of other countries and how they dealt with different situations
  • Yes, it taught me how to be prepared for accidents to people and disasters
  • Yes because you taught us new things that we can put into practice when there are emergencies
  • Yes because it is always necessary to have more first aid training and know how to be organized for disasters
  • We need to know more about disasters & how to support those in disasters
  • Talk more about the births of babies
  • Yes it was very valuable, and it taught us how to organize ourselves to respond to emergencies, in the family unit, and the community
  • I learned so much about what to do in emergency situations
  • Yes, we needed help to know how to assist the community when there are emergencies
  • Yes, all the info was valuable, and we can apply it to our practice

Here are some of the additional comments we received.

  • I loved this training & am grateful for how you helped us and served us
  • A big congratulations for the hard work you did and we are excited to participate more in the future
  • Congratulations on helping us understanding how to respond to emergencies
  • We want to have continued training about these courses and topics
  • I loved your training, thank you!!
  • Great topics, especially about how to organize in moments that are hard
  • Please go to the outside villages and teach them these things so that you can help them too!
  • They need you in the country villages
  • Gather ideas here so we can help you understand what our country really needs
  • Do other courses about rescue
  • Thank you for giving us this training, they help us a lot
  • Thank you for serving us and teaching us
  • Thank you so much for coming and teaching us! These things are so important to integrate into our Fire Fighters program. We hope this won't be the last training!
  • In the end, we can now be more aware of what happens in Peru & you corrected some of our ways so we know what to do in emergency situations. Thank you!!
  • Thank you for your hard work!! May God bless you!
  • Thank you for giving us these courses!
  • Thank you all for your dedicated time
  • Thank you for your time and the things your taught us
  • Thank you to each person for the education we gained
  • Thank you for teaching us! In the future, if there is a disaster then we will know how to respond
  • Please give us ideas about how to improve our current emergency system
  • I really liked the things you taught us and it will help us save lives!
  • This was all very important! It would be valuable to be able to know what we need for that first 72 hours after a disaster or emergency
  • This was very important to realize what we can do in emergency situations