Website Billy's Malawi Project
Role: The clinic operates 7 days a week on a 24-hour basis and has a number of permanent staff alongside the volunteer doctors and nurses who come as volunteers for periods of up to six months. There is an ambulance available to transport patients to a larger hospital if necessary. The Billy Clinic offers some surgical procedures. Staff at the clinic are always seeking ways to improve the services offered. The small operating theatre is available to visiting surgeons who may wish to work with The Billy Clinic for short periods of time.
Time Commitment: Minimum 4 months
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: Completion of the application form is the first step. All applicants are interviewed in person before being offered a placement. Applicants must be prepared to spend a minimum of 4 months in Malawi. Registration with the local professional bodies, The Medical Council of Malawi, and The Nursing and Midwives Council (NMCM) is required for all volunteer doctors and nurses. A period of orientation in a local hospital is mandatory prior to registration.
Cost: Self-Funded at $450 to $500 per month + travel expenses.
For more information please visit: Billy’s Malawi Project