Volunteer in Uganda with Medical Internships Program - from just $23 per day!

Company : Love Volunteers
Activities: Career Break / Community Volunteer Projects / Summer Volunteer Programs / Medical, Health, Medicine / Care Work
Country: Uganda
Location : Kampala
Duration: 2 weeks to 1 year
Approx Costs: 500 to 1750 $ Dollars (US)

Are you a Doctor, Nurse, Med or Pre-Med Student? Your skills are desperately needed in Uganda!

This program plays an essential role in supplying quality medical care to the people of Uganda.  There are four volunteer placement options participants can choose. They include;  
Ngora Health Centre 4 – An outpatient clinic where volunteers will work alongside doctors and nurses with outpatients, lab, malaria/TB /HIV testing, ART clinic, immunizations and maternity.  This clinic is happy to have both medically trained volunteers and non-medical volunteers.
Ngora Health Centre 3 -  Ngora District Maternity Unit - This clinic specializes in maternity, delivering 200 babies per month (including by c-section), baby check-ups, immunizations, HIV testing and 6 week screening.  Volunteers can assist the nurses with deliveries, check-ups, immunizations etc. This clinic is happy to accept medical and non-medical volunteers
Ngora Freda Carr Hospital - This private hospital has a surgical theatre, inpatient, outpatient, lab, pharmacy, maternity, dental, immunizations etc. Volunteers can assist in any area of patient care that fits with their knowledge and interest. This hospital also runs nurses training so volunteers can help to teach trainee nurses.
Pallisa Hospital - Is a 100 bed capacity public hospital with a large out-patient department, maternity unit, a theatre, a pediatric ward and general wards. Volunteers usually assist in several departments during their placement.

Goals of this Project:

  • Improve the future prospects of the people of Uganda
  • Provide quality medical care to the impoverished people of Uganda
  • To offer practical African medical experience to volunteers
  • Enable inter-cultural exchange which benefits both locals and international volunteers alike.

Start Dates

This project is available year-round and programs start every SUNDAY. Volunteers can choose to participate for periods ranging from 2 weeks to 12 weeks. Longer stays can be arranged directly with the local team, but will be subject to availability and individual visa conditions.

Spaces on this project are limited and therefore subject to availability. Early booking is recommended.

Requirements

This program offers an amazing opportunity for suitable applicants who are 18 years and over to work alongside qualified medical professionals and gain first-hand insight into the Ugandan healthcare system. It is open to those with experience and/or education in the field of medicine, as well as med-school and pre-med students. Naturally, all applicants must also have a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!

Additionally, volunteers applying to join this program will be required to supply to following documentation:

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