Volunteer Kathmandu: Medical-Nurse (Nepal) Program

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Program Description

Volunteers with medical/nursing training are welcome to join this project. You will be assigned to a local registered medical professional/staff (trainer). To participate in a medical mission you must submit a copy of your certifications, or letter from their medical/nursing school confirming enrollment.

You will be able to rotate through departments at a busy orthopedic hospital. For in-patient care there are 75 beds, including 6 beds for post-operative patients. Out-patient department sees about 100 patients daily. Volunteers may have the chance to scrub in and observe surgery. The most common being general trauma surgery, pediatric clubfoot surgery, spinal surgeries, arthroscopy, and hand, foot and ankle surgeries which are done routinely by the surgical team.

Highlights

Includes:
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.

Qualifications

Program Schedule
Program starts and ends in Kathmandu
Airport meet and greet in Kathmandu. Afternoon city tour and orientation
Monday to Friday volunteering. 35-40 hours per week
Weekends free to sightseeing
Typical shift work: 4 hours in morning, 4 hours in the afternoon
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

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: Homestay/Shared Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast and dinner daily
Airlines: Qatar, 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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