Medical Internship

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Program Description

Become a volunteer with this project as you assist healthcare professionals such as doctors and nurses in clinics and hospitals located in Ghana, West Africa. Medical and nursing students will be able to assist in a variety of fields such as surgery, mental health, maternity, pediatrics, and A&E. Qualified and certified doctors and nurses who volunteer can work in the daily treatment of illnesses. Not only will volunteers broaden their experiences in these fields compared to practices in Australia, they will also find the challenge very rewarding.

This is a great opportunity to learn as volunteers will buttress their pre-existing knowledge with the techniques learned from local nurses and doctors.

Volunteers will be based in our nursing/medical programs in the vibrant city of Kumasi. There are six bustling hospitals that cover over 1.6 million individuals. Nurses who are volunteers will be able to participate in outreach programs including visits to orphanages and the treatment of children in areas with little-to-no medical assistance.


Usual Volunteer Responsibilities:

Take blood pressure & employ other general diagnostic tools
Apply/change bandages for patients in hospitals
Administer first aid
Assist with and administer to the daily care of patients in hospitals
Educate community on preventing disease
Shadow nurses and doctors on various cases
Learn about various healthcare practices used in West African countries


Qualification or experience in the medical & healthcare industry.

Currently enrolled medical and nursing students may also participate in this program

Volunteer Types


What`s Included

Unlimited Pre-departure support
Airport Meet & Greet
All accommodation with homestay family
Three meals daily with homestay family
Program orientation
24/7 In-Country Support
Airport Transfers for Departure & Pick-Up
Legitimate, Sustainable & Safe Medical Internship based in Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa

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Program Locations

Kumasi, Ghana

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Program Details

  • Ghana: Kumasi
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
From $1070 USD
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