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.

  • 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

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 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

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to volunteers@abroaderview.org or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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