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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Uganda, Honduras, Rwanda, Bolivia, Peru: Health Clinics
Uganda, Caribbean, Rwanda: Hospitals
Cameroon, Rwanda, Uganda, Morocco: Family planning & Women's Health
Cameroon, Uganda, Bolivia: Public Health - village outreach
Tanzania, Uganda: AIDS, palliative care
Caribbean, Morocco, Uganda, Indonesia: Midwifery - ante & post natal; labor & delivery
Indonesia, Uganda: Teaching Midwifery and/or Nursing
Both seasoned professionals & students needed
Nursing qualifications needed: LPN, RN, ARNP, PA & students
Types of Nurses needed: Med-Surg, ICU, ER, pediatrics, labor & delivery,
Family practice, school nurse + more!
Midwifery qualifications needed: Midwife, Nurse-midwife
1. The Sacred Valley, ANDES
Medical director welcomes nurses & nurse practitioners.
Work in a local clinic that serves both town and surrounding remote villages.
Your responsibilities will depend on your skills: e.g. Wellness checks, labor & delivery, ER, nutrition & more.
Spanish & Quechua are both helpful. Tutoring in both languages available.
2. Gulu, AFRICA
This region of Uganda was devastated by war as the "Lord's Resistance Army" kidnapped boys to fight as child
soldiers and girls were raped and infected with AIDS.
Work in their pediatric clinic to help prevent the transmission of AIDS to kids;
or do home visits to teach Mother and Child Wellness.
Director has also asked for help with reproductive education & family planning
to reduce the size of large families struggling to feed all the kids.
3. HOME VISITS with African doctor, WEST AFRICA
This is an ideal arrangement: see the breadth of medical problems
in both urban & rural practices and have lots of supervision and support.
Doctor is organizing home visits to do outreach to the poor.
4. Slums of LIMA, PERU
Provide medical care at clinics of dynamic community development organization.
Spanish is essential. 6 month commitment required.
HEALTH EDUCATION & PREVENTION
Many health problems in poor countries can be prevented thus the importance of health education.
1. INDIA, one of the safest, friendliest, cleanest, most intelligent places in India!
Our partner, a Ghandian community & school, serves the surrounding community of poor villagers.
Health educators are needed to help prevent disease: sanitation, clean water; nutrition; hygiene, mosquito nets.
They need a school nurse to do physical exams/ check-ups on students.
2. SRI LANKA, a tropical paradise
Similarly, health educators are needed: clean water; nutrition; sanitation, hygiene, family planning; mosquito nets.
3. Bolivia, the HIGH ANDES
Bolivia is high and dry so difficult to eke out a living. Thus Bolivia has high infant mortality and poverty.
Teach nutrition that fits within a campesino's budget; alcohol prevention & health education (see above).
4. Kids, CENTRAL AMERICA
If you like kids & the beach, this is a great spot.
Teach kids who have been abandoned & abused how to stay healthy:
safe sex, AIDS prevention, personal hygiene.
5. SIERRA LEONE
Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in Africa. Most people can not afford a doctor.
Teach people to know their bodies, symptoms and what to do.
Teach how to prevent disease: sex education & AIDS, sanitation, clean water; nutrition; hygiene, mosquito nets.
These are volunteer positions. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. No end date.
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