Project Dates: 19th August 2019 - 16th September 2019.
Project Location: Ada District Hospital, Ghana
Project Type: Medical/Nursing
This project is specifically aimed for qualified medical professionals, or students looking to gain experience. The placement consists of working alongside a team of professionals in the Ada District Hospital located near Ada Foah in Ghana. It offers volunteers the chance to gain a wider perspective on the healthcare scenario in a developing country. It is a great opportunity for pre med/nursing students looking for an international hands on experience to expand their knowledge . It also allows health care professionals in western countries to value the resources and centres in which they work or train in.
Volunteers will be dividing their time between the hospital placement and Maranatha School, where they will educate the children on the basics of healthcare. This includes, hygiene, nutrition and the importance of basic health education. The aim of this programme is also to allow the students to get a feel on what Nursing / Medicine is really like in aims to some day further their studies in this area.