Program Details

Help is needed in all aspects of the running of the clinics, from basic nursing care to surgeries. Volunteers with any sort of medical or health-care background or knowledge are highly valuable. Medical students can get unique and valuable hands-on experi
Location:
San Ignacio, Belize
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Health
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Volunteer in Belize and lend a hand in public hospitals and clinics that serve the citizens of Belize, regardless of income. You will gain valuable clinical experience, which will look great for future employers, and you’ll be providing valuable help where it is needed most. Whether you are already a qualified GP in a practice, or you are a pre-med student looking for experience to help you get a feel for clinical work overseas before you start medical school, or anything in between, this project would be hugely grateful for your assistance. If you do have skills or background in a specific area of medicine, such as paediatrics, maternity, surgery etc. then please let us know and we will place you in line with that.

Help is needed in all aspects of the running of the clinics, from basic nursing care to surgeries. Volunteers with any sort of medical or health-care background or knowledge are highly valuable. Medical students can get unique and valuable hands-on experience working with patients from communities in a developing country.

This program will be a great experience for any qualified medical professionals wishing to extend their experience abroad and hoping for a challenge, or a great eye opener for medical students hoping to get some hands on experience and patient interaction.
Setting Description:
Kaya's programmes are based in San Ignacio and the surrounding communities. San Ignacio is a buzzing tourist centre and the perfect setting for exploring during your time off. San Ignacio is also an attractive market town set among pleasant tropical hills. The friendly people of San Ignacio enable rich cultural exchanges and productive development projects.
Cost:
£975 for initial two weeks and small additional charge for extra weeks

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