Our Medical internships in Ghana are based in Accra in the Greater Accra and Volta Region of Ghana. You will be based in a bustling city hospital working with patients who have a wide range of ailments.
The Ghanaian government and various other organizations are working to reach the needy and impoverished people to improve overall health in the country, but resources are absent, as are quality trained healthcare professionals. As a medical volunteer, you can make an immense difference in Ghana’s healthcare industry.
Volunteers/Interns in our medical volunteer program in Ghana work alongside doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in various departments like Gynecology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics, depending on their background and training.
The hospitals provide an excellent backdrop for learning about medical practices in another country. On a daily basis you will experience different approaches to medicine and treatments and see conditions that are unusual in Europe and North America, such as malaria and typhoid.
ROLE OF AN INTERN
A volunteer/Intern's role can range from observational to direct patient assistance, depending on their level of knowledge. An important element of these volunteer placements is being exposed to healthcare practices in a different culture, which can be a tremendous learning experience, no matter what your background might be. To work alongside local professionals observing different approaches to various conditions and treatments, and to assist with regular outreach workVisit VolunteerMatch Ghana Reviews page to get experiences of our past volunteers.