RVO Healthcare Project
Focus: Education and Community..
If you are looking for a way to volunteer abroad, Give a helping hand, learn about a new culture, and work within a creative enthusiastic team, consider applying to work for RVO-Ghana.
R.V.O-Ghana is one of the fastest growing volunteer organizations in Ghana. We are dedicated to providing meaningful and affordable volunteer projects across the length and breadth of Ghana Tailoring programmes for individuals, schools groups, clubs, and organizations from worldwide.
Today we don’t just travel for sightseeing but to give a helping hand to the vulnerable and marginalized communities through a meaningful program and to give you as a volunteer a life changing experience.
In Africa, HIV, Aids and Malaria are the leading killer, killing most people as well as rendering most people orphans.
As health authorities in Ghana are seriously working hard to improve the health system in Ghana, so as R.V.O-Ghana has taking it upon ourselves to assist with the improvement of the health services in Ghana by inviting trained and pre-trained 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. R.V.O-Ghana organizes placement for volunteers who are interested in working at the childcare and maternity hospital.
Costs & Benefits
As a volunteer at the Onwe Govt. hospital in Onwe, You will be expected to work alongside the nurses and the medical officers to attend to patients, give medicines and also help them relax.
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 to:
o Change bandages;
o Take blood pressure;
o Educating people on basic prevention and first aid / healthcare education.
2 week $400 USD, 4 weeks $600 USD, 8 weeks $950, 12 weeks $1,300 USD
- 2012 Registration /administration fees,
- Airport meeting upon arrival.
- Host family Accommodation and meals during your stay at project.
- Meals - Breakfast, lunch and super
- Letter of recommendation and/or certificate of participation after completion of program.
Volunteers must be aged 18 years old and over and be medical personnel,nurses,medical students and pre-medical students.
RVO COMMUNITY WORK AND TRAVEL IN GHANA
BOX RY 655,
Location: RAILWAYS-KUMASI, GHANA
Average cost per day:£ $15
Focus: Education and Community.
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and be medical personnel,nurses,medical students and pre-medical students.