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Medical and healthcare programmes
Working alongside local medical professionals you will gain invaluable experience while exploring a new and exciting country. Whether you are carrying out your medical elective, interested in medicine or are a qualified staff member, we have the perfect programme for you.
We can organise a variety of health related placements including nursing, midwifery, medical, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, radiography, surgery and more.
You will confront different illnesses and treatments, discover new techniques and methods and observe how teams work together in often resource-stretched settings.
- All of our programmes are perfect for medical elective placements
- A wide range of health related programmes to choose from
- Gain vital experience and new skills for your CV or university application
- We also welcome qualified staff and people looking for work experience
- Comprehensive pre-departure support and assistance with all aspects of your trip
- Ideal for first time and / or solo travellers
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Medical volunteering programmes
Sri Lanka Medical ExperienceGain invaluable experience assisting in a busy hospital in Sri Lanka, where you will get up close clinical exposure. This unique experience will open your eyes to the world of medicine in Sri Lanka and offers you the chance to gain vital international work experience. You will get hands on training, supervised by experienced medical experts and will be fully involved in the day-to-day activities.
Ghana Medical VolunteersThis is your chance to gain valuable first-hand experience of the healthcare system in Ghana. You will get a real insight into the difficulties faced and meet some of the amazing people trying to help make a difference to the lives of the local community. During your time on the placement, you will get to shadow and assist the professional medical staff where you will get an unparalleled experience.
Tanzania Medical VolunteersTanzania has some of the lowest coverage rates of health personnel in the world. With widespread poverty and substantial health challenges, this is your chance to gain first-hand experience and insight into the health care system in a developing country. You will be able to observe and assist local staff at a busy government hospital in a range of departments, while exploring everything this amazing country has to offer.
India Medical ExperienceGain vital medical experience abroad with our diverse Indian medical programme. This is your fantastic opportunity to gain first-hand exposure and an in-depth insight into the health care system in India, while also providing an extra pair of hands to help assist. From observing and following the local staff, you will gain valuable knowledge and an understanding of the problems faced in Jaipur, as well as the best procedures and processes to handle them.
Vietnam Medical ExperienceVolunteer in the leading hospital in Hanoi, the Vietnam National Children's Hospital. With over 3,000 patients passing through the hospital every day, this is the perfect opportunity for you to be exposed to a wide variety of illnesses and is the perfect setting to gain vital first-hand experience of the healthcare system in a developing country.
South Africa Medical ExperienceWant to do something amazing on your next trip abroad? Gain valuable experience assisting in a hospital in South Africa, where you will be able to work with adults and children in the community. Volunteering in facilities for poorer people who cannot afford private medical care is hugely rewarding work, appreciated by both clinic staff and all of the patients.
Namibia Lifeline ClinicProvide an essential pair of hands at the Lifeline Clinic in Epukrio, where you will contribute to the medical welfare of the San Busman community as well as gaining first-hand experience of healthcare in a developing country. The Lifeline Clinic provides free primary health care services to more than 3,500 patients every year and is quite literally the lifeline for thousands of people within the local area.
Nepal Medical VolunteersGain invaluable experience assisting in a hospital in Nepal, where you will be able to work with and observe some great local medical professionals. This will allow you to gain greater appreciation and understanding of some of the challenges that Katmandu faces.
Who volunteers with us
We host hundreds of university students on their elective placements each and every year. Over the last few years we have built up strong relationships with many universities around the United Kingdom, with many now actively recommending us to their medical students.
We are able to complete any paperwork required from your university and can ensure that your course requirements are met in terms of minimum hours, placement setting and more. Below you will find an example of just a few universities where we host students from.