Healthcare volunteering holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

A wide choice of healthcare volunteering projects from all over the world to suit whatever experience you're looking for. From this page find healthcare volunteering holidays from all the leading specialist and responsible operators.

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Uganda community oral health volunteer project
Roll-out oral health education sessions in rural Uganda, from £995 (16 weeks) ex flights
Health care & sports volunteering in Uganda
Teach and promote health and wellbeing in rural Uganda, from £995 (16 weeks) ex flights
Healthcare volunteering in Nepal
Mobilizes medical health experts to the remote area, from £265.70 - £500.59 (15 days) ex flights
Healthcare volunteering in Thailand
A medical project that makes a real difference., from £450 (7 days) ex flights
Volunteer teaching in Kuala Lumpur
Low cost teaching & Community project in Kuala Lumpur, from £20 - £120 (1 day) ex flights
Health care volunteering in Cambodia
Volunteer on our Healthcare Outreach Programme in Cambodia, from £695 (14 days) ex flights
Health care volunteering in Kenya
Hugely rewarding Healthcare Outreach programme in Kenya, from £695 (14 days) ex flights
Community health care in South Africa
volunteer in Port Elizabeth townships, from £1447 (4 weeks) ex flights
Medical work experience in Madurai, India
Unique placement in a variety of departments, from £995 (14 days) ex flights
Medical work experience in Kenya
Medical experience in the coastal city of Mombasa, from £1095 (14 days) ex flights

3 reviews for Healthcare volunteering holidays4 star overall rating

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Health care volunteering in Kenya
Memorable parts? It is too early to say whether this holiday was life changing but for me, it was a homecoming as I used to live in Kenya and felt a mixture of feelings - sad at the corruption that exists in daily life at police checks, etc. but most of all humbled at the generosity, dignity and hospitality that I found in and from the locals around the project where I worked. These are people who have very little materially and work very hard to make ends meet and yet there is a joy and... (more)Jane Edington
From £695 excluding flights
Health care & sports volunteering in Uganda
Memorable parts? When I was marking out straight lines of the village's football pitch, the local community joined in to help. it showed me that little things can make a difference and put smile's on people's faces. Tips? Just go and throw yourself fully into the whole experience, the projects you help with and the people you share the house with. Also just relax, things are at a much slower pace so timings can be a issue, but its not really a big deal when you can go look outside... (more)James Bloomfield
From £995 excluding flights
Medical work experience in Kenya
Memorable parts? Living with an African host family and getting the local transport every day - took a while to get used to not understanding much each day. Tips? Ensure you learn some Kiswahili before you go, especially if you have no medical training yet. Local benefits? Not really benefiting locals but yes, in terms of the environment I believe an amount of the £745 should have been given to the hospital so that they are more amiable. Overall rating? Good, valuable... (more)Susie Wallis
From £1095 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

Want to know more about healthcare volunteering holidays before you go?

Find out more about healthcare volunteering holidays by reading these volunteering articles.

If youíre planning a volunteering trip, whether itís a 3 month volunteer placement in a remote corner of the world or a weekend somewhere closer to home, itís always good to know what to expect and the best way to do things. Our friends at people & places have helped us to write this guide on responsible volunteering. Responsible volunteers are more likely to be a positive presence, a source of inspiration and empowerment. Poorly prepared volunteers who impose their own agenda and cultural norms, failing to include local people in decisions, can leave behind more problems than they solve, making life even tougher for economically poor people. Let's start at the beginning Ė youíre already committed to responsible travel and now you want to volunteer, but how can you be sure of being a responsible volunteer? Read their advice in this heathcare volunteering article.
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