Medical & Healthcare Programs in Cuzco, Peru

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activity: Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Peru
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

Clinical placements are based in public hospitals, small clinics, and a regional hospital in Cusco. 

Volunteers seeking a hands on "clinical" experience are required to be healthcare professionals or currently enrolled medical/nursing/dental students - and provide us their credentials or current enrollment status information.  As a medical/nurse/dental volunteer you should expect to shadow, as well as have some hands on work.  Expect to be part of a team. These program are as much about learning about universal health care, as it is to offer hands on assistance to the local medical staff who you will be working with.

Volunteer work may include taking vitals, attending rounds, charting patients, giving injections, providing general health checks, cleaning wounds, removing sutures, assisting in deliveries.

 

Overview

  • Project length: From 1 week to 12 weeks
  • Work schedule: Monday to Friday 6 to 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish or Spanish Immersion Lessons
  • Age limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid 

 

What is Included

  • Accommodation: Host Family (Cusco) or Park Cabins (Amazons)
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Cusco Tour/Orientation
  • Support: Pre-departure helpdesk, Local Coordinator and 24hr emergency support
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

 

Not Included

  • Flights to Peru. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

 

Booking / Enquiry

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