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Healthcare and Medical Program in Peru
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Healthcare and Medical Program in Peru

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Location

Peru: Cusco

Program Summary

Are you a Doctor, Nurse, or Med Student? Your skills are desperately needed in Peru!

Taking your evolving medical ability to a location where the need is greatest can give you a real buzz. The facilities and equipment are often very basic and volunteers can make a huge difference to the everyday life of those who do not have regular access to medical attention.

Volunteers on this program have the opportunity to participate in different areas depending on their expertise and skills. Often this involves assisting the local staff, laboratory work, health campaigns, as well as undertaking routine hospital tasks such as making beds, cleaning and talking with patients, preparing medical materials and sterilizing equipment.

Medical volunteers in Peru should understand that independence in medical projects will always be determined by the level of training and expertise, Spanish level, age, ability to take initiative and duration of the program.

As with all of our wonderful projects in Cusco, volunteers are ...

Causes

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

Program Duration

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

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

$300-600

Program Includes:

Dedicated pre-departure support
Access to the LV Dashboard
Airport pick-up on arrival
Orientation and safety briefing on arrival
Accommodation
Food/Meals
24/7 local support network
Program supervision
Lifetime LV Alumni Membership
The opportunity to make a REAL difference!

Accommodation Options

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Language Skills Required

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience Required

No

Qualifications

- Volunteers in Peru must be at least 18 years old at the start of the placements (unless accompanied by an adult).
- Volunteers in Peru undertaking medical placements should have an intermediate level of Spanish.

No matter what your level of Spanish we recommend you take the very affordable Spanish courses offered by our team locally.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Resume

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