Website International Volunteer HQ
Setting: Clinic & Hospitals
Role: Assisting local doctors and nurses at understaffed facilities; Observing clinical practice in a different cultural setting; Developing your communication skills; and Gaining hands-on medical experience. Qualified medical professionals are able to help with more hands-on tasks including: Cleaning wounds and suturing, Giving injections, Assisting doctors with physical exams, Taking patient histories, Giving vaccinations, Drawing blood samples, and/or Basic physiotherapy assistance.
Time Commitment: Min. 1 Week
When: Ongoing; Starts every Monday
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements: To join the Medical project in Peru 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 $657 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