Arusha, Tanzania

Date: Flexible
Partner: A Broader View Volunteers
Specialties Needed: EMT’s, Medical & Dental Students, General Practice, Pediatricians, OB-GYN, and many other specialties
Program Cost & Application Fee: 
$1,095
Estimated Economy Airfare: 
$2,000
Type of Accommodation: 
Homestay

A Broader View offers an unique experience for volunteers with flexible dates and length of trips. Volunteers can choose trips that range from two to eight weeks long and include a language immersion option as well. Finding a location, project, and date to volunteer with these projects is up to the individual and A Broader View is available to help individuals and groups navigate this process.

Many facilities in Tanzania lack modern facilities, making medical assistance vital and challenging at this location. Volunteers will shadow a local physician, and together you will be involved in the day-to-day aspects of the hospital, observe and assist with procedures, share and educate on basic hygiene and healthcare. Volunteers also have options to work with a local program helping families living with HIV/Aids. Most common ailments include malaria, UTI, hypertension, peptic ulcer, skin conditions, tooth abscesses and child birth complications.

If you are interested in more information or are thinking about applying for this trip, please contact the Making a Difference Foundation staff through the contact us button or call us at 866.608.1322. We do have a Financial Assistance Grant if you need help to participate in this mission.

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