Gain priceless experience in the field of social work by working with adults 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 social work as well as experience a foreign culture. It is based at a local clinic in Peru, which is focused on a range of issues relating to women and sexual health.
Aims of the Internship
This internship will have you take part in protecting rural communities, women, and children through talks, workshops, contraceptive distribution, and sexual health training. The centre also works to promote responsible parenting.The clinic provides medical services that relate directly to women and their health. This includes but is not limited to OB/GYN, prenatal and breast cancer scans, general medicine, lab work, psychology and consultation, and sexual health surgery.
Research at the centre takes place in the form of studies, diagnostics, and project designs regarding sexual and reproductive health, as well as environmental care. Whereas medical interns will work entirely within the health centre, your social work focus will have you spending most of your time out in the community!
Monday to Friday
You will be assisting trained professionals with daily tasks and activities in the clinic. You will be presenting talks, training sessions, following up on patients, and going for visits within the local community.
This women’s health clinic has three areas of focus: