Medical Voluntary Placements in Lima, Peru from US$180

Company : International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)
Activity: Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Peru
Location : Lima
Duration: 1 week to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 250 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Healthcare can be both very expensive and hard to access for poor and less privileged Peruvians who often struggle to make 'ends meet' let alone pay for health care, you can sign up to make a difference.

Poverty creates a large barrier to the acquisition of healthcare in general, but in a country where a large percentage of the population are struggling to make 'ends meet' on a daily basis such as Peru, this effect is accentuated. The Peruvian Government has authorized our program partner to place medical students and professionals in their clinics and hospitals. These dispensaries and hospitals have very basic equipment and facilities. Volunteers are placed in a hospital or dispensary based on previous medical training and experience. 

In order to participate on this program, volunteers must have at least an intermediate level of Spanish. N.B. For the Peru medical volunteer program, volunteers need to be training or qualified in a relevant medical field. Naturally, volunteers are required to present a copy of their qualifications and certificates to our program partner on arrival in Peru.

 

 

Cost & How to Apply

  • This program is offered as part of a structured package with prices starting from US$270 (1 week) to US$3120 (24 weeks)
     
  • Included in this price is placements, in-country 24/7 support, information pack, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, meals and accommodation for the duration of your stay
     
  • If you are thinking about booking this program on the application there is a section "Have you been referred by an Ambassador or Partner?". Here you can type code: ONEWORLD365 and you will be entered into a monthly draw to win a full refund of your registration fee

 

Start Dates

Every month

Requirements

- Volunteers must be over 18 years of age at the beginning of the program
Ÿ- Volunteers must speak fluent English
- Ÿ Volunteers must present a recent criminal background check
Ÿ- Spanish is not a prerequisite, however we recommend all volunteers, regardless of their Spanish language ability, take advantage of the very affordable Spanish lessons offered exclusively to you

Booking / Enquiry

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