Pamoja International Voluntary Sevices offers short and medium term programs for volunteers/interns
Non student /student will go round in different departments at the hospital - clinical medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, emergency medicine and critical care, general surgery, E.N.T, ophthalmology and radiology. This will helps you to understand real life exposure and integrating theoretical knowledge. You will follow the supervising doctors and or consultants to enable you draw and understanding of diverse aspects relating to cared of patients such as relevant history taking in various body systems, physical examination, relevant laboratory investigations and their interpretation, arriving at pertinent diagnosis and appropriate treatment measures.
You will see several procedures in the clinical medicine and pediatric rotations, including administrations of various injections, lumbar punctures, insertion of intravenous cannulae, nasogastric intubation etc. You may observe in various general surgeries. Within gynecology department, you will be allowed to view various procedures, which may include normal deliveries, caesarean sections, e.t.c.
The volunteer will be working in Government hospitals in rural areas.
His/her duties wil include assisting doctors, feeding/washing/ administering medicine, offering counseling to patients, assist in administrative work et.c.
Para medics are also welcomed, also students doing medicine.
Knowledge of English is compulsory.
We encourage groups of volunteers to apply.
Interested applicants will be given a detailed information sheet regarding the project and requirements.
Work is 8 hours a day, weekends are free. Accommodation and meals is at a selected host family, transport from Nairobi to the location is by public transport, Airport pick up is provided.
- Mental Health
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training