Social Impact Project for Pediatrician - Experteering Opportunity


How This Works

In the MovingWorlds Institute Global Fellowship, you will learn how to advance your for-good career while getting hands on experience on projects like this one.

Project Description and Impact

Role overview

You'll be based in general hospitals or local health clinics where you’ll share your skills and knowledge particularly with pediatric department colleagues, but also other medical staff. 

You'll play an important role in improving the quality of healthcare services and the competence of the medical professionals working with children and newborns. You’ll gain experience of how systems function in low resource settings and of treating different diseases.

The specific emphasis of your position will depend on the objectives of the local partner. However, your main responsibilities are likely to include: performing medical examinations, prescribing medicine, treatment procedures and techniques, performing neonatal and pediatric morbidity and mortality audits, making referrals to specialist pediatric units, mentoring and training medical professionals working with children and newborns, supporting patient management and sharing good practice.

Learning Opportunity

By participating in the MovingWorlds Institute, you will first learn social impact frameworks and human-centered design before putting your existing skills and new knowledge to action.In addition, this organization will expose you to new things, like:

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Accommodation

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

 

Living Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Travel Stipend

VSO will cover all travel expenses. 

Food Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Additional Benefits

What we offer

  • Training and support
  • A basic living allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave
  • Medical cover

About the Hosting Organization

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is a Non-profit working on Civic & Social Organization, Civil Engineering, Education, Environmental Services, Global Development, Health / Wellness / Fitness.

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