Medical volunteer measures the blood pressure of a local in Mexico

Provide Free Healthcare

Many people around the world still struggle to get access to basic healthcare. This could be due to a lack of funds, a lack of transport getting to and from healthcare centres, or a simple lack of facilities available to them.

As a volunteer or intern, you can do the following:

  • Shadow doctors and nurses in hospitals and clinics
  • Learn essential medical skills, like blood sugar and blood pressure measuring
  • Provide free basic healthcare services during community outreaches

You can choose the specialism of your project depending on your field of interest. You can choose from:

With the help of our volunteers, we provided free health screenings to over 24,250 community members at medical outreaches last year. Of these, more than 800 received malaria tests and over 1,800 received an HIV test.

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A young girl has her blood pressure taken on Projects Abroad's medical internship for high school students in Sri Lanka
Medical Internship for Teenagers in Sri Lanka
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  • From 2 weeks
  • From €2,100
Interns learn how to take people’s blood pressure readings as part of Public Health work for teenagers in Cambodia.
Public Health Internship for Teenagers in Cambodia
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  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
  • From €2,325
Projects Abroad male intern waits to examine patients at a medical outreach in Kenya.
Medical Internship in Kenya
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
  • From €2,095
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Want to know more about our healthcare outreaches?

Get in touch with our Projects Experts. They'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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