Medical Volunteer Programs Abroad

Join over 10 medicine and healthcare volunteering abroad programs abroad with GapXperience! Programs are available in Bali, Cambodia, Ghana, Kenya, Fiji, Philippines,Thailand and Vietnam with health projects and internship opportunities for volunteers including medicine students studying for nursing or doctor, college & pre-med students, professional doctors and nurses.

Medical and healthcare abroad volunteer programs are very much needed in developing communities. These projects also help to raise awareness to protect and educate local people. Volunteers can gain valuable work experience during these programs!

GapXperience provides a great learning opportunity for pre-med and medical students as well as for health care professionals to volunteer abroad. The medical volunteering programs are designed in a manner that they provide a useful hands on experience in the field of medicine while introducing the participants to the healthcare system in developing countries.

Healthcare in developing countries is limited because of lack of training, limited budgets and too many patients for limited doctors and nurses. Hospitals and clinics throughout developing countries don’t have enough resources and badly needed extra support from people like you.

Our Ghana Medical Care Program; we have established a close relationship with a number of hospitals and clinics in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, to provide opportunities for improvements in the quality and delivery of local healthcare services. In this project, you will get to experience the day-to-day processes at hospitals and clinics in Ghana and help local medical staff as they deliver vital treatment to patients. With or without previous medical experience you are welcome since you will not be asked to undertake any work that requires formal medical training.

The Medical Outreach Project in Cambodia and encourage health education by teaching about hygiene, sexually transmitted diseases and more. This program is designed at those with a background in medicine who are looking to gain work experience abroad. Your role will be based on your level of experience. You can also try the Hospital Medical Program and work in a hospital that aims to deliver cheap health treatments to the inhabitants of Samraong, a rural community.

The healthcare volunteering program in Surin, Thailand provides a unique & worthwhile experience and is a great way to gain new experiences and skill sets while learning about the local culture and people. Joining in the school health check program, including educating young students about the importance of basic hygiene healthy living. 

In Vietnam, you can gain work experience by aiding a local hospital that serves the community here in Ho Chi Minh. This project offers the rare opportunity to hospital work and practice alongside English-speaking Vietnamese doctors in Ho Chi Minh. You must have an established medical background to join this program.

Help in the healthcare of villagers in one of the most rural areas of Palawan in the Philippines. This program is for participants with a medical background who would like to gain more knowledge in rural healthcare practices. You will have the chance to exchange medical knowledge with local doctors and nurses, learn about local health practices and treatments and assist the doctors and nurses. Each day is a new challenge to provide healthcare to the local people with very basic equipment and supplies.

These are just some of the medical volunteering opportunities that we have.

Your volunteer work will be primarily observational. Volunteers must be a student in Medical School for at least 1 year or be a medical professional for at least 1 year in order to be eligible to apply for this program.

There’s nothing more satisfying than knowing you are doing your part to change the lives of people all over the world. So take your first step now and contact us here at GapXperience and make the world a better place.

See below the opportunities we have available.

Our Medical Volunteering Programs

Healthcare Education in Bali, Indonesia
If you are a qualified medical practitioner or a person looking for a career in medicine, this is the program you need to choose in this amazing location. Under this program, you will either be able to contribute to the development of health care in Ubud by working as a professional or teach basic first-aid, and methods to maintain personal hygiene to the locals.

Medical Care in Ghana
Get to experience the day-to-day processes at hospitals and clinics in Ghana and help local medical staff as they deliver vital treatment to patients in this medical project in Ghana.

Medical Project in Kenya
Our Medical Program is aimed at participants with a medical background. Based on your experience, you’ll be given a variety of tasks to help out in a local hospital in Kenya that serves those who did not previously get much access to healthcare and medical assistance.

Hospital Medical Project in Cambodia
Give back to the local community and gain work experience by helping out in a rural hospital in Samraong. During this project, you will be working in a hospital that aims to provide affordable health treatments to the people of Samraong, a rural community in Cambodia.

Healthcare Project in Fiji
If you are interested in educating the local Fijians with simple hygiene techniques, you are welcome to join Sigatoka Healthcare Education Project. You can contribute to the good health of the locals of Fiji by joining the healthcare project specially designed to keep the local population in good health. This works towards the prevention of many avoidable health problems and easily communicable diseases.

Health Care Project in the Philippines
Assist in the healthcare of villagers in one of the most rural areas of Palawan. Get work experience while immersing in a new culture and world and have the chance to exchange medical knowledge with local doctors and nurses, learn about local health practices and treatments and assist the doctors and nurses.

Health Care Program in Thailand
Joining the healthcare volunteering program in Surin provides a unique & worthwhile experience and is a great way to gain new experiences and skill sets while learning about the local culture and people.

Medical Project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Gain work experience by helping a local hospital that serves the community in Ho Chi Minh. This project offers a rare opportunity of hospital work and practice alongside English-speaking Vietnamese doctors in Ho Chi Minh.

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