Website International Volunteer HQ
Role: As a Medical volunteer in Zambia, you’ll shadow and assist local medical professionals, gaining an understanding of the local healthcare system and helping to provide care. Language barriers and local laws mean volunteer work needs to be supervised at all times, and the clinic you’re placed in will depend on your level of expertise and experience. Volunteer duties will also vary depending on these factors, but can include: Checking and updating patient files; Taking and recording vitals; Wound care; Pre and post-natal work.
Time Commitment: Min. 1 Week
When: Ongoing; Starts every first and third Monday of the month.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: To join the Medical project in Zambia you will need to be a qualified medical professional with an active license. All volunteers are required to speak fluent English and adequate volunteer travel insurance and provide a criminal background check to IVHQ before departure.
Cost: From CA $678 per week, (and a Registration Fee of approx. CA $454); Volunteers are also responsible for: Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check, lunch and dinner, public transport to and from your placement each day and return to the airport when your program finishes.
For more information visit: International Volunteer HQ