HEALTHCARE PROJECT in Ghana
Program: Volunteer in Ghana
Project: Medical Volunteer in Ghana
Start dates: Dates are flexible
Departure and End Point: Accra, Ghana (Kotoka International Airport)
Language Need: Basic / None
Accommodation and meals: Hostfamily and Ghanaian food three times daily Activities: support in the development of the Healthcare system in Ghana
Working hours: 25-35 hours per wee
As health authorities in Ghana are seriously working hard to improve the health system in Ghana, so as R.V.O-Ghana 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 the 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. R.V.O-Ghana organizes placement for volunteers who are 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 this 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 pressure, 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
• Educating people on basic prevention and first aid / healthcare education
A typical day of a volunteer in the Project
7 AM – 8 AM: Breakfast: Join nurses and doctors and Start Working in the hospital
9AM – 2 PM: 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.
Medical Students/pre-medical students. Trained medical personnel and volunteers with the interest
Volunteer in Ghana: Project Locations and Free Time Options
All Our volunteer / Internship projects 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 this town because of the Elmina castle where slave trade begun, the Kakum Canopy walkway, the cape coast castle, and the ancient buildings.
Please you are to inform the country the RVO co-coordinator before travelling.
RVO also have available healthcare internship programs with the fields below ,just browse through and choose your speciality.
- Advanced Practice
- Dental Professional
- Physician Assistant
- Academic Nursing
- Acute Care
- Addiction Medicine
- Advanced Practice-Clinical Nursing
- Advanced practice-CRNA
- Advanced Practice-Nurse Midwife
- Advanced Practice-Nurse Practiti.
- Allergy and Immunology
- Ambulatory Care
- Community Health Outreach
- Medical personel,Nurses,doctors and midwives needed