Healthcare in Mexico for the poorest is significantly hard to overcome. Access to qualified doctors in public hospitals is difficult, and its not uncommon for patients, even those with life-threatening conditions, to have long waiting times before healthcare is provided. Volunteers bring valuable experience and skills, as well as outside perspectives to share with the local medical professionals.
Quito has a public health system accessible to all, lack of funding means healthcare can be an issue for those who cant afford to go in a private system. Difficult access to healthcare facilities have big implications on poor people in Quito. Also, health education is limited and teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS are growing concerns. Volunteers serve in local health centers or within local community.
Join a medical internship in Romania combining work on a mobile medical unit and at a children's hospital. Gain full immersion in two contrasting medical experiences: assisting with play therapy in the children's hospital and working with a nurse caring for elderly and infirm patients around the county. All interests in medicine welcomed.
Urban healthcare system in Ghana faces multiples challenges. The HIV/AIDS epidemic remains a serious problem, and multiple organizations are supporting education. The project focus on medical assistance. They empower volunteers to contribute to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS and other preventable diseases, and to provide quality healthcare.