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Healthcare volunteering holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

In remote areas facilities can be extremely limited; a situation compounded by a lack of sanitation knowledge and safe drinking water. Healthcare volunteering holidays are ideal for medicine and nursing students to gain hands-on experience in their specialist areas; some are also suitable for unskilled volunteers who are able to offer basic sanitation advice, first aid or gather information on local health issues.
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Healthcare volunteering in Uganda
Volunteer in rural Uganda to prevent health challenges, from 995 (16 weeks) ex flights
Health development volunteering in Ethiopia
Volunteer with remote tribe - sustainable health development, from 1150 - 2460 (9 weeks) ex flights
Over 50s volunteering in India
Use your 50's to travel and give back to the community, from 599 (14 days) ex flights
Healthcare volunteering in Nepal
Mobilizes medical health experts to the remote area, from 265.70 - 500.59 (15 days) ex flights

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Health care volunteering in Kenya
Medical Volunteering in East Africa, 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 895 (14 days) ex flights
Thailand healthcare clinic volunteering
Provide medical relief to a rural community, from 599 (8 days) ex flights
Social work internship in South Africa
Social work & Psychology Counselling Work Experience, from 1895 (4 weeks) ex flights
Medical placements in India for medics
Get practical experience in your medical field in India, from 599 (14 days) ex flights
Volunteering in Indian Himalayas
Unforgettable Volunteering in Dharamshala- the Himalayas, from 650 (14 days) ex flights
Volunteering abroad in the Maldives
Volunteer in the Amazing paradise islands of Maldives, from 1050 (21 days) ex flights

2 reviews for Healthcare volunteering holidays5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Healthcare volunteering holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

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
Healthcare 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

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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
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