Co-founders Avi Kerendian and Dr. Arash – February 2020

Co-founders Avi Kerendian and Dr. Arash Hakhamian who started the GGHTx and Dentulu alliances

Director Avi Kerendian’s vision to help underserved people in the most disadvantaged areas of Latin America, thanks to the support of young professionals in the health sector, who are willing to create sustainable change in these places.

Although the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the suspension of travel for the time being, the vision continues. For this reason, the GGHTX program has partnered with Dentulu, which is a specialist in everything related to tele-health.

Who is Dr. Arash Hakhamian from GGHTx program?

Dr. Arash Hakhamian is an important character in GGHTx as he is the co-founder and medical director specializing in dental surgery. 

Dr. Arash is a lecturer and passionate about helping others, he has extensive experience as a volunteer, and his participation in establishing the GGHTx program has been invaluable as he has become a unique organization, exclusively for students or young professionals in the health, in which volunteers can travel the world helping others.

Dr. Arash’s wish is that these amazing volunteer trips will soon be back, transforming people both doctors and patients, fluent in three languages ​​English, Spanish and Persian.

Who is the co-founder Avi Kerendian of the GGHTx program?

Dr. Avi Kerendian , is a key player in the development of the GGHTx program , he is the co-founder, he is currently the director of the program. He holds a Biology degree, and had experience working at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), where he trained in multiple specialties.

He also has a tremendous passion for helping people, which has contributed to making the program a worldwide success. He also speaks several languages: English, Hebrew, Persian, and Spanish, all fluently.

Did the co-founders start the GGHTx and Dentulu alliances?

These great men in their tireless desire to help and contribute with other people began an alliance that with Dentulu which is a recognized company that specializes in tele-health, which is an idea that will revolutionize health care service in these countries of the Third World.

Thus reached the most remote places, and continuous monitoring of patients through technological resources that are available to everyone such as email, a mobile device, telephone or computer.

Studies have shown that chronic diseases can be treated remotely, the simple fact that the “Thank You” program Global Health Trip (GGHTx) makes available to the most vulnerable people in the world information to be treated, they can make a consultation to distance or diagnosing them is in itself an invaluable aid.

The short-term plan is to create a platform to continue supporting these low-income people or those who live in remote areas for free, as well as keep up with new technological trends, the world is rapidly moving to digital and the health branch cannot be left behind.