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 Health Care Project in Ghana

Program: Volunteer in Ghana

Project: Medical Volunteer in Ghana

Start dates: 1st and 3rd Monday of each month (dates are also flexible)

Location: Ghana

Departure and end point: Accra Ghana (Kotoka International Airport)

Language Need: Basic/ None

Accommodation and meals: Host family and Ghanaian food three times daily activities: support a developing in the development of the healthcare system in Ghana

Working hours: 25 -35 hours per week

As health authorities in Ghana are seriously working hard to improve the health system in Ghana, so as WOSOVO has taking it upon ourselves to assist with the improvement of the health services in Ghana by inviting trained and pre-trained health professionals and volunteers with interest across the world to come and volunteer in some of the health centers of Ghana.

Most of these placements are in the poor communities in Ghana where health professionals are needed most WOSOVO organizes placement for volunteers who interested in working at the childcare and maternity hospital.

In this project, volunteers are expected to work alongside the local Nurses and Doctors: The work is mostly depending on volunteer’s level of knowledge, experience and skill.

Through his project, we aim to increase access to basic healthcare for rural people, providing public health services in all aspects of clinical nursing with a primary health work with the community nurses and promote health education in the villages.

Role of Intern

The work is mostly depending on volunteer’s level of knowledge, experience and skill. Volunteers would be mainly involved in care of patients, replacing bandages, checking blood pressures, first aid treatment, assisting in the delivery of babies, weighing of babies. Assist doctors and nurses in local hospitals.

·         Change bandage, Assist Deliveries

·         Take blood pressure

·         Education people on basic prevention and first aid / healthcare education

A typical day of volunteer in the project

7 AM – 8 AM: Breakfast: Join nurses and doctors and start Working in the hospital

9 AM – 8 AM: Lunch break and Join nurses and doctors again working in Clinic

Evening: Free time: Volunteers can visit local pubs with their local host families or friends.

Skills/ Qualification Needed

Medical Students/ pre-medical student. Trained medical personnel and Volunteers with the interest.

Volunteer in Ghana: Project Locations and Free Time Options

All Our volunteer/ Internship project are located in and around cities.

Ghana is a land of cultural diversity and contrast. It has many cultural and unique tourist attraction centres to offer volunteers. Cape Coast is a true cultural and historical town, most tourist love travelling to see town because of Elmina castle where slave trade begun, the Kakum canopy walkway, the cape coast castle, Wli Water falls, Afadjato Mountain that is the tallest mountain in Ghana above sea level and the ancient building.

Please you are to inform the country WOSOVO co-coordinator before travelling.

 

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