Volunteer in Kathmandu Nepal Pre Dental program

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Program Description

Volunteer in a dental clinic/Hospital in Kathmandu as a Pre dental student. You will learn new skills and help the staff in treating patients. Volunteer will get an opportunity to observe all different types of Dental procedure and know what is like dental care in developing country. Different types of treatment can include scaling, fillings, RCT, crowns, dentures, orthodontic, periodontal, surgical extractions which are common daily treatments at the hospital.

Nepali people oral hygiene is much poorer than the developed nation. People are very less concerned about the dental hygiene which results in various sever dental problems. Dental treatment is also considered as a very expensive treatment.

Volunteers will get some hands-on opportunities and also be able to observe and shadow the Dentist/trainer. Volunteers can participate in any dental health campaign and programs whenever the hospital has one. Volunteers will work under the supervision of local registered dentist and get an opportunity to know the local culture and tradition.

Program requirement: Pre-dental students are welcome to come and shadow and offer non evasive procedure support.

Highlights

Included:
Accommodation & Food
Local host families/guesthouses have been handpicked by ABV local staff. Depending on the program 2, or 3 meals a day are provided. Housing for couples, and small groups can be arranged together.

Airport pick up & drop off
Our staff will be waiting in the arrivals area when you land in-country. At the end of the program you will be provided transportation back to the airport (or ferry/bus station)

In-country orientation with staff on arrival
Our staff will help you get acclimated when you arrive. They will escort you to your host family, help you exchange money, buy or rent a cell phone, get you acclimated to using local buses and taxi. And much more

Qualifications

Program Schedule
Program starts and ends in Kathmandu
Airport meet and greet in Kathmandu. Afternoon city tour and orientation
Monday to Friday volunteering. 30-40 hours per week
Weekends free to sightseeing
Typical shift work hours are 8am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:
Flights to Nepal. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Volunteer Types

Dental volunteering

What`s Included

Overview
Project Length: From 1 week to 12 weeks
Project dates: Year round. Choose any date to arrive.
Arrival airport: Kathmandu (KTM)
Accommodation: Local host family
Meals: Breakfast and dinner daily
Airlines: Turkish Air, Qatar Air, Malaysian Airways, Air India, Jet Airways, Thai Air, Ethiad
Vaccinations: Typhoid and Hep A wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Locations

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Program Details

Provider:
A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Location
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
Terms:
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks
Languages:
English, Nepali
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
From US$745 for a week up to US$2980 for 12 weeks

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