MidWifery & Health Electives in Managua, Nicaragua

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activity: Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Nicaragua
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 500 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

Volunteers with midwife or medical training are needed to give necessary pre-natal checkups, health advice, postpartum period and education for woman’s health issues.

Health counseling and education on preparation for parenthood and also woman’s health issues after birth and expectations. Family planning, breastfeeding support and also care for the newborns is needed.    

Many pregnant young woman find themselves on the streets, with no assistance or medical help. The Young Mothers Home was established to help young homeless girls and their babies. Currently about 20 girls and their babies live on campus. This is a safe haven where they receive medical, educational and socio support before, during and after their pregnancy. The center is open 24 hours in case of emergency arrivals

 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 12 weeks
  • Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
  • Arrival airport: Managua (MGA)
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid

 

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Managua
  • Airport meet and greet in Managua.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Monday to Friday volunteering. 35-40 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work can be: 8:00am - 4:00pm with a break for lunch
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

 

What is Included

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

 

Not included

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

 

Booking / Enquiry

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