Volunteers with medical/nursing training (2 year onward) 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 the medical/nursing school confirming enrollment.
You will be able to rotate through different departments at a Children and Women’s hospital including. For in-patient care there are more than 50 beds. Hospital provides the following specialist treatment on daily basis i.e. 24 hours emergency, ICU, NICU, Pediatric medicine and surgery, Neo natal service, Obstetrics and Gynecology, orthopedic, Eye, ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, General medicine, Dental, Ultrasonography, pathology, radiology, vaccination, pharmacy service, etc.
Volunteers may have the chance to scrub in and observe various surgeries and wards. The most common being Pediatric surgery deals with comprehensive surgical care of children, from newborns to 18 year olds. Senior and experienced surgeons provide round-the-clock care. The surgeons are skilled in the handling of the very delicate and miniature tissues of babies.
Senior, experienced and eminent pediatric consultants of the country are available at this Hospital. Some of the consultant pediatricians are trained abroad in their respective field and they bring rich experience of treating children and women.
Medical volunteers required to pay US$100 monthly administrative fee for the Nepal hospital. This extra fee is collected by ABV during the final payment.
White scrubs are required, white comfortable shoes or white sneakers and bring basic tools as: oximeter, stethoscope, strip thermometer, gloves, mask, cleaning wipes, blue & red pens.
Volunteer Opportunities: Health Care Programs
- 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: Turkish Air, Qatar Air, Malaysian Airways, Air India, Jet Airways, Thai Air, Ethiad
- Vaccinations: Typhoid and Hep A wwwnc.cdc.gov
- 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: 4-6 hours in morning, 4-6 hours in the afternoon
- Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
- Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer
- Flights to Nepal. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet.
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Any extra week of “accommodation and meals” will be US$210/week after week 4 until week 12, more Nepali lessons can be paid locally to the coordinator.
A Broader View Volunteer (ABV) allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.
WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?
Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.
Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.