Health and medicine education projects in India

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Program Description

Resources remain a persistent problem in developing countries, with inadequate investment in facilities, medicine, equipment and wages for trained health care staff to work in remote rural areas.
As with any volunteer program the nature of work depends on the needs of the community in rural and urban areas of Tamilnadu and Karnataka State, India. The volunteers work primarily with women and children delivering health awareness education in basic first aid, sanitation and nutrition – at different stages of development including pregnancy. Make community health visits and with the assistance of local childcare centres check that children are up to date with vaccinations. Deliver health awareness training through small independent projects and give short talks in partner institutions aimed at empowering communities to acquire the knowledge required to make quality health decisions.

Volunteer Tasks
• Make community health visits with guide and offer health advice
• Make referrals to local health professionals
• Promote social and emotional health awareness
• Deliver training in groups, at schools and community centres

• Qualification in healthcare or health education
• Sensitivity to differences in health & personal care
• Good communicator
• Passion for facilitating change


• Get immersed in India culture
• Interact and build your interpersonal relationship with local communities.
• Weekends are yours, explore other parts of States.
• Organize solo or group trips to resorts and tourist spots
• Learn new local language and enrich your skills
• Gather information, increase your knowledge and build your skills


• Do not really need any qualifications, skills, and previous experience to join our programs.
• Basic English is sufficient enough to participate in the programs.

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What`s Included

• 24 hrs Assistance and support from KF Staff
• Comprehensive Pre- Departure kit
• Project fixing and Placement
• Project pre and post Orientation
• Airport Pickup (Bangalore International Airport)
• Accommodation
• Food (3 meals a day)
• Emergency medical supports
• Certificate of Participation (on request)

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Program Locations

Bangalore, India

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Program Details

Kenosis Foundation
  • India: Bangalore
Fall, Spring, Summer, Throughout the year, Winter
Program Duration:
1 year+, 1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months, 6-12 months
Danish, English, French, German, Irish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, Worldwide
US $ 160 a week

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