General Global Health Students/Volunteers

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Program Description

EACO's Project in Mukono and Buikwe is in need of Summer Internship for Global Health Volunteer, this Internship brings together undergraduate, graduates, international development, public health, and medical students from across the globe to work alongside rural communities as they are empowered to lead healthier lives. This program will include maternity, pediatrics, geriatrics, laboratory, pharmacy, cancer screening, family planning, immunizations, de-worming, general medicine, gynecology, dentistry, and HIV/AIDS. In addition, you will have the chance to participate in community outreach and other work at least once a week - a great way to learn more about the people you’ll support, and their culture and needs. While living side by side with community members, students will also learn about the social justice and healthy issues these communities face then we look for solution on how to solve these problems. This Program is geared towards issues such as water, sanitation, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and reproductive health. Students will grow in their understanding of global health as a multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary field, face the challenges of grassroots public health work, and think critically about where they fit as leaders the movement for global health equity.

Highlights

Community work, Health & Education, Community Education

Qualifications

EACO particularly welcomes skilled professionals that can help the organization to improve and develop, but EACO welcomes the enthusiasm and commitment of all willing volunteers. EACO is committed to ensuring all voluntary experiences are as mutually beneficial as possible, and can find accommodation with local families or in guest houses. Regardless of the duration of your time, EACO will welcome you as one of the family, and give you the chance to make life-long friends in the community, REALLY make a difference, and work with a truly inspirational community based organization. students in Fields of health are much welcome

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What`s Included

Food: 3 meals per day
In-country orientation/ training
In-country staff support
Language Instruction
Airport pick up and drop off at Entebbe Airport
Transport to the project site and back

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Program Locations

Mukono, Uganda

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Program Details

Provider:
Empower And Care Organization (EACO)
Location
  • Uganda: Mukono
Terms:
Summer
Program Duration:
1-3 months
Languages:
English
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
$24 per day

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