Gain priceless work experience in the field of nursing or medicine by working at a local women’s health clinic in Peru! This program is perfect for those who want to develop their skills in the field of nursing or medicine as well as experience a foreign culture. It is based at a local health clinic in Peru, which is focused on a range of issues relating to women’s and sexual health.
Information, education, and training
This focus includes protecting rural communities and their women and children through talks, workshops, contraceptive distribution, and sexual health training. They work to promote responsible parenting.
The main focus during your internship here, this area provides medical services that relate directly to women and their health. This includes but is not limited to OBGYN, pre-natal, breast cancer scans, general medicine, lab work, psychology and consultations, and sexual health surgeries.
This includes studies, diagnostics, and project designs regarding sexual and reproductive health and caring for the environment even.
Monday to Friday
In your first week, Monday will begin with an introductory meeting with the staff where you will discuss the expectations for the direct role you will have at the project. As well as meeting staff, you will find out about equipment and the current operating procedures used at the clinic. If it’s not your first week, you will be familiar with tasks, both general and specific and will immediately begin carrying them out to meet the changing needs of the clinic.
Tuesday to Friday
Similarly to the Mondays after your first week, your days at the clinic will be working morning till afternoon with a trained professional to administer medicine, do follow-ups, see to patients, and assist where needed and where your relevant experience and qualifications can contribute.
Regular meetings take place at the clinic, which you will attend, to discuss the needs and performance of the clinic, striving to move practices forward.
** Please note: This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances. **