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Volunteer in Medicine in Uganda


Uganda: Kampala, Rural Areas

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 9-12 Week, 5-8 Week, 3-6 Month


Starts on the first and third Monday of each month


  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 270!

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

Volunteers pay a registration fee of USD 279 which covers 24/7 support from IVHQ staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

They then pay a program fee, dependent on the duration of their volunteer program, which covers accommodation and meals during volunteer placement period, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs. Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (where required).

Credit Available


Experience Required


    Once registered into the program, all medical volunteers are required to provide a copy of their qualifications and certificates to our local team in Uganda in order for an adequate medical placement to be arranged. If you are still a student then a copy of your transcript will suffice. These must be received by our local team at least two weeks prior to your arrival in Uganda.

Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Hospital
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Public Health

Typical Volunteer

The majority of our volunteers are aged between 18 and 30, but we do have many older volunteers participate on our programs (including 82 year olds!) and we welcome all volunteers regardless of their age.

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

American, European, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian and Canadian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad