A  dental  internship  in  Kathmandu  offers  dental  students  and  undergraduates  the  opportunity  to shadow,  learn  and  enhance  their  dental  knowledge  by  observing  a  variety  of  dental  procedures.  Internship hours are approximately 35 hours a week, leaving free time on the weekends to explore this fascinating city and surroundings.  Interns  are  based  in  a  large  dental  hospital  in  Kathmandu  which  focuses  services  on   the  poor, marginalized  and  destitute  people  of  the  community.

Volunteers  will  work  under  the  supervision  of local registered dentist. Different types of treatment can include scaling, fillings, RCT, crowns, dentures, orthodontic,  periodontal,  surgical  extraction  which  are  a  common  daily  treatment  at  the  hospital.Depending  on  your  skills  and  qualifications,  you  may  have  the  opportunity  to  assist  with  dental restoration, root canal treatments, and tooth extraction.

Our internships and volunteer programs are available year-round.  Whether you have one week or one month, volunteer with us and gain a broader view of the world.

Volunteer Opportunities: Dentist Programs

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 Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Kathmandu
  • Airport meet and greet in Kathmandu. Next day orientation and city tour
  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday.
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Required:

  • Medical scrubs (white preferred) or lab jacket. Basic examination kit: mirror, probe, periodontal probe, tweezers, gloves
  • $100 hospital administration fee. This extra fee is collected during the final payment. Will be used to organize your internship with the hospitals. ts.

Note: It is recommended all the volunteers to take Nepali language class which includes Nepali dental terms and help in effective communication during the placement with the staff and patient.

Not included:

  • Flights to Nepal.  Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

Extra- Not Included activities:

  • UNESCO Heritage car/ bike tour full day/half day
  • Hiking guide hire Horse riding
  • Nepali Dance Class Nepali language learning (basic/intermediate/advance level)
  • Trekking around the Himalayas.

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 [email protected] or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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