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Medical Electives Nepal

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Program Description

Medical Internship/Physiotherapy Placement Project/Clinical Volunteering Projects in Nepal

Program Length

Medical Tours: Minimum of 2 weeks and Maximum of 8 Weeks
Medical Internship: Minimum of 2 weeks and Maximum of 20 Weeks

Medical school students, nurses, and doctors are placed in local Nepali health posts, clinics, and hospitals through our Physiotherapy Programs, Medical Electives, Internships, Clinical Electives, and Medical Tours. Interns and volunteers will be placed in rural or urban settings to provide care to the community.

Local facilities are currently searching for or in need of EMTs, Dentists, Nurses, Ophthalmologists, Oncologists, Surgeons, Urologists, and Internists. Serve the local towns and villages in crucial roles.

The activities and responsibilities of medical school students include participating in vaccination programs, assisting with physical therapy, pursuing treatments for ailments, and assisting doctors on their rounds.

Volunteers and interns will have the opportunity to explore alternative-medicine clinics, HIV/AIDS wards, children’s hospitals, maternity clinics, and large general hospitals depending on when the visit occurs. Local nurses and doctors will provide program participants with an overview of the state of healthcare in the country and issues with common illnesses and treatments.

Our project staff will coordinate with volunteers and interns to create a daily work schedule and intern rotation at Kathmandu Medical College and Kanti Children’s Hospital. Students working at Kanti will end at 1pm every day and have the chance to work at the other health center later in the afternoon. CGN promotes recreational activities, exploring Nepal’s attractions, and traveling when not assisting in clinics and hospitals. Work schedule typically run from Sunday to Friday.


Medical Interns need to be either currently studying or practicing in the medical field, which includes doctors, nurses, EMT's, medical students, and nursing students.

Working Days: 5-6 Days a week (normally Sunday-Friday)

Salary: None


Adjacent to Tribhuval University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) stand Kanti Children’s Hospital. This is a great location for aspiring pediatric doctors to earn clinical experience. Shifts run from 9am to 1pm from Sunday to Saturday. Depending on the hospital’s needs, program participants will work with children by running burn units, surgery, radiology, ICU, and physical therapy:

Physical Therapy – Help and assist children with brain damage and other physical disabilities through playing games that focus on motor coordination and by showing leg and arm exercises

Surgery - View hospital conditions and procedures as you observe the operating room

Burn Unit - Work with parents and children by personally helping lead through recuperative physical exercises, games, and helping the children dress

Family Planning and Immunization - Work alongside and observe hospital staff instruct children and women on medical practices and about available immunizations and contraception

Emergency Room - Observe the main ER physician as he conducts his rounds

What`s Included

24hrs Emergency Support
Cultural Orientations
Pick up and Drop Off - Our project staff will meet you in the airport upon your arrival
City Sightseeing
Accommodation with host-family - Depending upon the particular location, and situation, interns/volunteers will stay with a host family. We offer clean, comfortable accommodations with one room and sleeping bags and internet and other accessories.
Meals with host-family - The program fee covers two/three local meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Food will be typical Nepali (Daal, Rice, Curry, Chapatti, pickle etc.), healthy, nutritious, and locally available.
Placement & Supervision in Program


Medicine, Public Health

Program Locations

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Program Details

Chhahari Group Nepal
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
School Term:
Throughout the year
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South african, South aftican, WorldWide
300 - 2000 Euros
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