(WHAS11)-- A team of physicians from Louisville are on their way to Nicaragua.
They plan on working closely with hospitals there.
Hand in Hand Ministries partnered with the Greater Louisville Medical Society to send the team of doctors along with medical supplies to Nicaragua.
The team of 18 left Sunday afternoon from Louisville International Airport.
One of the doctors is going on this international mission trip for the fourth time.
The doctors will be taking care of young children through dental exams and pediatric exams while providing medical education.
They will be there for one week.