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Medicine in Senegal with Projects Abroad

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks


All Year Round (you set the start and end date)


All Medicine & Health care volunteers in Senegal must have completed at least one year of medicine or health care related studies or training by the time they join this project. The hospital will tailor your placement to your level of experience and to your particular interests.

Volunteers on the medicine program in Senegal also need a good level of French, most of the staff and patients do not speak English and it is important that you can understand and communicate in French while you are working in the hospital.

Intern Types

  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing


  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:

Please go to our website for prices.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Medical insurance
  • Medical services
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

The hospital employs two doctors and six nurses, so having a volunteer to assist is very useful for such a small team. All volunteers live within a 30-minute journey of the hospital.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Culture
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Hospital

Typical Volunteer

Open-minded with a desire to travel.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

10 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home

Institution Affiliates:

The International Volunteer Programs Association