Healthcare Project in Ghana

Company : Africa at Heart
Location : Ashanti,Kumasi
Duration: 1 week to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 250 to 750 £ Pound (UK)

Support in the development of the Healthcare system in Ghana.

As health authorities in Ghana are seriously working hard to improve the health system in Ghana, so as  Africa at Heart has taking it upon ourselves to assist with the improvement of the health services in Ghana by inviting trained and Pre-trained,students health professionals and volunteers with the interest across the world to come and volunteer in some of the health centers of Ghana.

Most of these placements are in the poor communities in Ghana where health professionals are needed most. Africa at heart organizes placement for volunteers who are interested in working at the childcare and maternity hospitals as well.

On this project, volunteers are expected to work alongside the local Nurses and Doctors. The work is mostly depending on volunteer’s level of knowledge, experience and skill. Through this project, we aim to increase access to basic healthcare for rural people, providing public health services in all aspects of clinical nursing, with a primary health work with the community nurses and promote health education in the villages.

Role 

The work is mostly depending on volunteer’s level of knowledge, experience and skill. Volunteers would be mainly involved in care of patients, replacing bandages, checking blood pressure, first aid treatment, assisting in the delivery of babies, weighing of babies.

  • Assist doctors and nurses in local hospitals
  • Change bandage, assist deliveries
  • Take blood pressure
  • Educating people on basic prevention and first aid / healthcare education

Typical Day

  • 7 AM – 8 AM: Breakfast: Join nurses and doctors and Start Working in the hospital
  • 9AM – 2 PM: Lunch break and Join nurses and doctors again Working in Clinic
  • Evening: Free time: Volunteers can visit local pubs with their local host families or friends.

 

Skills/Qualification Needed

Medical Students/pre-medical students. Trained medical personnel and volunteers with the interest

 

Available Programs:

  • Advanced Practice
  • Dental Professional
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physioterapist
  • Academic Nursing
  • Acute Care
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Administration-Management
  • Advanced Practice-Clinical Nursing
  • Advanced practice-CRNA
  • Advanced Practice-Nurse Midwife
  • Advanced Practice-Nurse Practiti.
  • Allergy
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Nutritionist/Dietition
  • Community Health Outreach
  • Medical personel,Nurses,doctors and midwives needed
  • Veterinary

 

Duration

  • From 5 working days (1 week stay) onwards

 

Location

Accra, Kumasi , Ho, Tamale, Cape Coast, Sunyani, Nkwakwa, Koforidua, Winnebaetc. All Our volunteer / Internship projects are located in and around cities. Ghana is a land of cultural diversity and contrast. It has many cultural and unique tourist attraction centres to offer volunteers. Cape Coast is a true cultural and historical town, most tourist love travelling to this town because of the Elmina castle where slave trade begun, the Kakum Canopy walkway, the cape coast castle, and the ancient buildings.

Start Dates

Ongoing.

Requirements

Proof of medical school or professional experience.

Booking / Enquiry

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