Volunteer NEPAL Kathmandu Dental Hospital Program

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ORGANIZATION: A Broader View Volunteers

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Volunteer in a dental clinic in Kathmandu. Nepali people oral hygiene is much poorer than the developed nation. People are very less concerned about the dental hygiene which results in various sever dental problems. Dental treatment is also consider as a very expensive treatment.

Volunteers will get some hands-on opportunities and also be able to observe and shadow the Dentist/trainer. Volunteers can participate in any dental health campaign and programs whenever the hospital has one. 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 treatments at the hospital.

At the end of the placement, hospital will issue evaluation report or certificate for the student for their time they spend in that particular dental hospital/clinic.

Program requirement: Must be enrolled in dental course in your home country. Pre-dental students are welcome to come and shadow and offer non evasive procedure support.

Required:
  • 2 or 3 White scrubs required (can buy in the local hospital US$35-40), white comfortable shoes or white sneakers and bring basic tools.
  • Dental volunteers required to pay US$100 for each month they volunteer, for administrative fee for the Kathmandu hospital/clinic. This extra fee is collected by ABV during the final payment this is for all health related placements.

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. This placement required 30-40 minute of travelling everyday from host family to the placement.

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Mission Statement

We Deliver Meaningful Travel That Makes A World Of Difference At ABV, we are passionate about travel and the unique opportunities it provides for cultural immersion. Since our founding in 2007, our organization has been driven by a desire to make a positive impact on the world through meaningful service-learning volunteer work. We believe that every individual has the power to make a difference in the lives of others, and we are committed to empowering our volunteers to do just that. If you share our love for humankind and our motivation to help others, we invite you to join us on a journey of discovery and service.

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Welcome to A Broader View! We offer volunteer projects for the globally-minded individual searching for a unique travel experience. We are a US based non-profit organization (501 c 3 tax deductible) offering short term volunteer placements working with international social projects in 32 Countries and over 345 programs. Our programs are in areas of teaching, orphanage assistance, community development programs, conservation, healthcare projects and many more.

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CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Volunteer houseKathmandu, 111111Nepal

(27.71725,85.32396)
 

SKILLS

  • Dental
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • From 1 week to 12 weeks
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