HOSPITALS AND LOCAL HEALTH CENTRES

Published

08/06/2018

Start Date

08/14/2018

End Date

12/30/2022

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Yaounde
Centre
Cameroon

Description

The medical program is attached to hospitals in Yaoundé and in the rural areas of Cameroon. Volunteers on this program need to be registered medical doctors or nurses and students intending to be medical professionals. Volunteers work with local doctors to assist in the daily medical routine

TASK

 - applying dressings, prescribing minor medication, recording patient history, patient consultations, minor surgeries, and counselling patients. Volunteers can work in the areas of maternal health, surgery, laboratories, dental clinics, counselling, and testing.In rural areas patients have to walk very long distances in order to see a medical doctor or receive medical attention.


Fee Required

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

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