We are looking for individuals who are team players and are available for the time of the mission. Experience working in developing countries is an asset but not a requirement.
Who is Needed?
Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Registered Nurses (OR, Recovery room), Audiologists (Guatemala only).
Hearing Clinic support, Translators (Guatemala only), General Support (The Gambia only).
What is an average day like in Guatemala?
The average day begins with an early morning start with 4 to 5 surgeries scheduled for the day. Surgeries are typically finished by 4 pm, after which, there is typically some down time where participants can explore the local area and visit nearby restaurants.
Make an Impact in Guatemala
Antigua is one of the oldest Spanish settled cities in
central America. It has quite a mix of local Guatemalans as well as significant tourist activity. It is surrounded by a number of active volcanoes yielding a spectacular setting. It has a large hospital with 8 operating rooms functioning. Unique to Medicos en Accion is a program offering hearing clinics and providing hearing aids.
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Next Mission: January 26 to February 10, 2024
Application Deadline: Sept. 15 2023
What is an average day like in The Gambia?
The average day begins with an early morning walk to the hospital. Surgeries begin around 8am and sometimes continue into the evening. Weeknight dinners are at restaurants close to our hotel, or perhaps at the hotel itself, so the team can relax together and socialize.
The Gambia Mission
Make a difference in The Gambia
The Gambia, a developing country on the west coast of Africa. Medicos is focusing its work on adult head and neck and complex paediatric surgeries. These are life-changing procedures which allow young children to finally attend school and adults to resume not only their work but their places in their communities. For further information about joining the Gambia Mission, please contact us.