Volunteering Solutions provides a great learning opportunity for pre-med and medical students as well as for health care professionals to travel abroad and intern under an international set up. The healthcare volunteering programs are designed in a manner that they provide a useful hands-on experience in the field of medicine while introducing the participants to the healthcare system in developing countries.
The Medical and healthcare volunteering placements are offered in Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Peru and Costa Rica. Most of these countries are developing their medical infrastructure and there’s an inadequacy in the ratio of doctors and patients. Thus, the involvement of volunteers is much appreciated in all these countries.
Volunteers get to work in rural and suburban areas, at different kind of medical setups varying from local clinics to city hospitals and healthcare camps, depending on the country they choose. Participants joining these programs usually work under the supervision of professional doctors, nurses as well as support staff and assist them in the treatment of patients. Mostly, 3rd and final year students and practitioners are endowed with handling the patients while others shadow the doctors in the process of treatment and gain knowledge.
The medical volunteer abroad opportunities are available throughout the year in the aforementioned countries, with flexible start dates and durations. Volunteers can choose to dedicate a minimum of 1 Week to a maximum of 6 months, as per convenience.
Students can make the most of their spring/ summer breaks and travel abroad to join the projects and contribute towards the well-being of the unprivileged people in countries where they need help.
All interested candidates are required to provide a copy of their certifications and proof of their educational (medical) qualifications.
Those who are interested in Medical, Health Care and pre-med volunteering abroad can check the listed programs below.
Volunteers working in this program make a genuine contribution to staff working within Peru’s hospitals, health clinics and medical centres. Volunteers mainly work...
Volunteers working in the HealthCare Project in South Africa work in healthcare clinics and centers located in Cape Town as well as suburban community areas...
As a developing country Costa Rica still needs the help of professional volunteers in the health area, but it is strictly focused on professional volunteers in long term.
Our volunteers in the Healthcare program work in medical clinics, dispensaries and hospitals in and around the city of Arusha. Volunteer tasks vary and depend on the....
Medical volunteer program in Cambodia, the program is open for medical students, doctors and nurses to come and help at local hospitals in Cambodia.
Our medical projects are broken in to two areas; General Medical and Student Nursing. These projects are both open to medical student and qualified medical professionals.
Volunteers working in the medical volunteer program are paired along with a medical professional such as a doctor or nurse who will guide them...
The Healthcare facilities in Ghana are not very widespread and due to extreme poverty many people are still unable to avail of the basic medical facilities.
The Living conditions of the people living in the slums and suburbs of Nairobi is very poor which in turn leads to widespread diseases. The healthcare facilities are....
Suited for medical interns, students and professionals, the medical health care opportunity in Uganda is ideal to get an insight in the working of health clinics and hospitals, help the patients and get hands on work experience. Interns are placed
As a medical volunteer in Zanzibar, you'll get first-hand work experience. You'll also get to treat patients in areas where there's lack of medical facilities.
Volunteering Solutions’ Nutrition Public Health project aims to rectify and improve the malnourished condition of infants, especially born in the low-income communities.
Volunteers working in the medical volunteer project work in rural medical clinics outside Tacloban city. These medical clinics serve as the only source of free ....
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