For your medical internships in India, you have the opportunity to work in Bangalore at either large urban hospitals or clinics in semi-rural areas. The types of patient conditions you will encounter will vary considerably based on the type of facility as well as the location. For example, in a large modern specialty hospital, you would primarily work in one department (of your choosing) such as pediatrics or cardiology. At smaller clinics, patients will present with a range of issues such as tropical diseases (malaria, typhoid), prenatal checkups, cardiac care, cancer, respiratory problems, injuries/accidents, etc.
Requirements: Age 18+. Participants must be studying or practicing in the healthcare field. For example: doctors, nurses, medical students, nursing students and EMT’s.
Length of Stay: 4 weeks minimum. 6 months maximum.
Schedule: Volunteer Monday – Friday 7:30am to 3pm. Weekends free-time.
Accommodations: Host Family.
(Not Included: Flights, Insurance, Visas)