Maternity/Midwifery Programs in Moshi, Tanzania

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activity: Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Tanzania
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 500 to 2000 $ Dollars (US)

Volunteers with professional credentials, as well as currently enrolled in medical and nursing school students are welcome at this hospital which specializes in natal care. 

The hospital is located in Moshi and approximately 15-20 minutes walk from the volunteer accommodations.

The hospital offers the following services; antenatal clinic, labor ward and delivery, family planning, vaccinations, out patient department and TB clinic. Hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am-2:00PM. Volunteers need to be pro-active in this placement. There are lots of things to do and learn but you have to actively ask and look for them.  

Volunteers should expect the slow working rhythm and the total absence of timetables, which is common in Africa. The most common diseases are malaria, tuberculosis, pneumonia, hypertension, diabetes, diarrhea and vomiting, skin diseases.  Volunteers may be involved with giving vaccinations, taking blood samples, assisting in deliveries and in providing health checks. Home visits may be part of the volunteer experience also.  * Green or white medical scrubs are required, or white lab jacket for daily use.

 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Tourist Visa and Volunteer Permit
  • Age Limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, Malaria, Hep A, typhoid 

 

Inclusions

  • Accommodation: Volunteer House
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Orientation
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

 

Not included

  • Flights.  Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

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