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AndyGlo Foundation

Street Address: Mamprobi,Accra

Locality: Accra

Region: Ghana

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Private Clinic Placements in Ghana for Volunteers


Country
Ghana
Locations
Accera
Duration of Program
8 Weeks
Dates of Program
Flexible Dates
Group/Independent
Both (group and independent)
Age Restrictions
18 Years+
Project Review

Various placements are available for pre-med students looking to gain experience in a clinic setting in urban West Africa. Successful volunteers will have the chance to work closely with staff at a local private clinic in the capital city Accra or Kumasi. Volunteers can expect some flexibility but will ultimately work and job shadow staff as they are available. The clinic is moderately busy with an estimated 200 patients seen daily.

Major Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities: 

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with staff at a local private clinic in the capital city Accra or Kumasi
    • Assist seniors
Cost/Program Fee
USD 1200

What program fee Includes

    Cost Includes:

    • Accommodation (private room in a comfortable home-stay setting)
    • Three home cooked meals daily
    • 24/7 In-country support
    • Volunteer placement arrangements and follow-up (weekly check-ins)
    • Airport Pick-up
    • Airport Drop-off
    • Accra city tour upon arrival
    • Personalized Souvenir
    • Extensive Orientation package sent via email or regular mail pre-departure
    • Exit-Debriefing prior to departure

Skills/ Qualifications

Skills Required:

  • Be a pre-med or medical student
  • Previous experience working in a clinic or hospital setting
  • Possess exceptional communication (writing, speaking and listening)
  • Understanding, open-minded and respectful of different cultural practices
  • Able to adapt quickly to new situations
  • Comfortable working with diverse clients

Arrangements for Room/Food

Food: The project cost bears the main meals and for further other additional food the volunteer has to pay through his own pocket.

Accommodation: The AndyGlo Foundation manages the entire accommodation and supervision during the project period. The volunteer will be entitled to a room in host family with normal standards depending upon the project and it location.

Application Process

For information on application procedure, please click on the given link: http://www.andyglo.org/registration.php

Any Missing Important Information

    Note:We also offer opportunity to upgrade to a traveler’s package. This package takes volunteers on a personalized, seven-day tour of Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle, Kakum National Park, Mole National Park, The Mosque at Larabanga, The Paga Crocodile Ponds and Pikworo Slave Camp.

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