VolNepal Medical Volunteers
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VolNepal has experience in placing interns from various medical backgrounds ranging from premedical undergraduate students to professionally trained individuals. Although VolNepal will place you in a situation which caters to your experience, it is important to keep in mind that your motivation and willingness to learn will translate to a more fruitful experience. Maintaining a flexible attitude will provide you with learning opportunities that reach beyond the basic diagnosis and care of patients.
You will see firsthand how a developing hospital runs with a lower technology standard than the western world, how the doctors and medical assistants interact to complete tasks, and the cost of healthcare in a private versus government run hospitals in Nepal. If your interest is there, this placement provides you with the opportunity to learn about Nepali heath care from the ground up.
If you are entering this program with some medical training, there will be more opportunity to participate and contribute in providing healthcare to incoming patients. After getting to know the doctors and they have some knowledge of your skill set, they will help you to find opportunities the practice what you know and teach you about diseases that can only be found in tropical developing countries. Whether you are a first year medical student or trained professional, many doctors here are willing to let you work with patients if you express your interest in doing so.
Costs & Benefits
Pre-Medical and Medical internship will be arranged in Government Hospitals as well as Private Clinics around Kathmandu & Chitwan. Intern work 5 days a week 3 to 5 hours per day. The list of sector intern can involve in are:
2.Day care services
4.Radiology diagnosis and imaging
1- 2 weeks
3 - 4 weeks
5 - 6 weeks
7- 8 weeks
Airport Pick up
Room and Board
Local support from our coordinators
Personal pre-departure assistance
Recommendation letter (upon request)
What’s not included?
Airfare to and from Nepal
Visa expenses and airport boarding fees
Personal in-country expenses
Medical placements are available for practicing professionals, medical students, nursing students, and pre-meds.
Volunteer Nepal National Group
Nayabazar,Maipi 16 Bagmati Zone,
G.P.O 9294, Kathmandu Nepal
Location: Kathmandu Nepal
Average cost per day: $20
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and practicing professionals, medical students, nursing students, and pre-meds.