The healthcare system in Vietnam is quite different to many others in the western world, and medical students can play an important role in assisting local staff. By volunteering in a local hospital, you can help in a range of departments and get exposure to a range of treatments and roles.
Our Vietnam Medical project presents a fantastic opportunity for medical students to learn about the healthcare system in Vietnam. Volunteers will gain medical experience by observing and assisting qualified local staff in a hospital in Da Nang City, getting exposure to a range of different specialties, treatments and clinical practices.
Vietnam serves up a lavish buffet of Asian sights, sounds, scents and flavors and it is truly A land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, of dynamic megacities and hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is unforgettably compelling. Here you will get to explore diverse landscapes, sampling sweet coffee and visiting tranquil countryside rice terraces are just some of the highlights of a trip to Vietnam.
Vietnam is one of the oldest cultures in Southeast Asia – dating back to 2000BCE – and it has a complicated history that began with the native Dong Son culture thousands of years ago. The country has been influenced by Chinese, Khmer and Indian cultures, as well as French colonialism.
Medical Volunteer Opportunities in Vietnam
Vietnam is truly a timeless charm in Southeast Asian country. It is renowned for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. its tropical beaches, ornate monuments and Buddhist pagodas, and its incredibly bustling cities. The cuisine of the Vietnamese people has tantalized people across the globe and continues to lure people with its range of delicacies and flavors.
We operate our medical program in Vietnam predominantly from the Da Nang region which is famous for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. It is also near Hoi An which is famously known as the city of Lanterns and is a must visit!
Learn by watching experienced doctors' practice at local rural clinics in a supervised setting. Great for aspiring medical students to gain real-world knowledge and experience.
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Cambodia will allow you to explore the heart of Southeast Asia, a nation replete with lush natural landscapes from dense forests to rice paddy fields, bustling cities, and the majestic architectural remnants of the great Khmer empire dotting every bit of the country.
The charming city of Phnom Penh is the capital and also serves as our base of volunteer operations. Volunteering Journeys Cambodia volunteer abroad projects include Teaching English, Working with NGO’s, helping Special Needs individuals, and Medical & Nursing Internships. Whether you are a gap year student, career breaker or a family or a mature volunteer, you can apply to any of our volunteer in Cambodia projects.
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