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Health Services and Medical Spanish Program


Guatemala: Quetzaltenango, Xela

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks


All year round, beginning the first and third Monday of each month and continues for at least four weeks.


Since June 2002 Pop Wuj has offered a health and medical education and clinical experience program for medical students, providers, public health professionals, and other healthcare practitioners (e.g., doctors, medical students, nurses, paramedics, physical therapists). For years we have attracted a growing number of healthcare students and professionals.


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 1,150 or USD 950

Program Fees Include:

The price of this new program and its registration fee is slightly higher than that of the non-medical Spanish study program. Part of the extra money serves to offset the additional costs of medical conferences, materials and scheduling. The remainder is put into a fund supporting the Pop Wuj medical clinic. The cost is USD 150 for the registration fee (which does not go towards your tuition) and USD 1000 for four weeks for the months of January, February, April, June, July and August; and USD 800 for 4 weeks of tuition for the rest of the year. Room, and board included. It is required to pay the full 4 weeks' tuition before beginning the program. Payments can be made as follows: traveller's checks, personal checks, cashier checks, money orders, American Dollars or Guatemalan currency (Quetzales).

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Medicine
  • Nursing

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • 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 day