Pre-Medical, Research & Outeach Placements in Ghana

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Ghana
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 500 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

This is an rare opportunity to help with the extensive health research projects within the Kpando Municipality.

This research was a community-based assessment of health needs in the Kpando District. The outcomes showed that there is a high burden of disease caused by infectious diseases. It also showed that access to health care is low due to financial and geographical restraints.

There is a lack of adequate equipment, staff, training and drugs and a general lack of hygiene. In all communities poverty and lack of knowledge are considered important underlying causes for health problems and it was recommended to provide health information and education to community members. 

Volunteers will be contributing their time and efforts in the following research areas:

  • HIV/Aids awareness
  • health education
  • disability information
  • maternity health
  • rural community island health assessments

 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival Airport: Accra (Code: ACC)
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Tourist Visa. Expect rural living conditions
  • 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 

 

What is Included

  • Accommodation: Home Stay or onsite in Orphanage
  • 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 to Ghana. Entry Visa. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

 

Booking / Enquiry

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