Hai Duong, Vietnam

Partner: Health Volunteer Overseas
Date: Recruitment is ongoing. Assignments are for two-four weeks. Contact Lauren Franklin, Volunteer Coordinator for additional information. l.franklin@hvousa.org
Program Cost: Accommodation is provided free of charge.  Upon arrival in Vietnam, a representative from the university will meet volunteers at the airport in Hanoi to travel to Hai Duong. Volunteers are responsible for food and other personal costs.
Estimated Economy Airfare:$1,000-$1,500
Provider: Current RN license, and teaching experience in a BSN program, required; master’s degree or higher; bachelor’s prepared nurses with simulation/skills lab experience accepted.

About Health Volunteers Overseas:  Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care through the education, training and professional development of the health workforce in resource-scarce countries.  HVO’s model combines a unique, innovative volunteer structure to deliver health training and education with a collaborative partnership philosophy leading to sustained and measurable improvements. In 2018, HVO managed 101 projects in 18 different clinical specialties training more than 3,000 health care providers in more than 20 resource-scarce countries.

Additional nursing education opportunities available in Cambodia, Laos, Tanzania, Uganda and Hue, Vietnam. Training opportunities are also available in the following specialties: anesthesia, dermatology, emergency medicine, hand surgery, hand therapy, hematology, internal medicine, mental health, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, oral health, orthopaedics, pediatrics, physical therapy, and wound and lymphedema. Visit HVO at www.hvousa.org to learn more.

About the country: Vietnam has a population of 80 million, with a large portion living in rural areas. The capital, Hanoi, is located in the northern part of the country. It is a long and narrow country, lying completely in the tropical zone. Hai Duong is located three hours away from Halong Bay, a beautiful area on the coast of Vietnam. Hanoi is also easily within reach by bus.   Additional tourist information https://www.lonelyplanet.com/vietnam

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