Medical Volunteer in Nepal

Internship for medical students at the children's clinic in Kathmandu

Work as a volunteer as part of the medical internship at the children's clinic in Kathmandu. In your work as a medical intern, you will learn about the concerns and needs of parents as well as specific clinical pictures. The medical staff at the pediatric clinic will familiarize you with the treatment methods. You can also pass on healing methods from your home country.

How you can help the children in Nepal as a medical intern

The medical internship at the children's clinic in Kathmandu is a great way to get to know the Nepalese health system. In Kathmandu you will immerse yourself in the life and culture of the Nepalese and you will also see some natural beauties of the Himalayas.

The doctors and nurses at the hospital will select your tasks based on your professional background and experience. If you already have appropriate medical training and formal experience, you can even do some non-intrusive treatments under the supervision of pediatricians.

What you can learn as a medical intern in Nepal

As a prospective nurse or medical student, you can get to know different areas of treatment in the clinic during your medical internship.

In this way, you can be involved in various pediatric surgical interventions as an observer or assistant based on your experience and knowledge. In addition, you will be familiarized with care routines in oncology, newborn and child intensive care units. Another important area is the vaccination of newborns, such as vaccinations against polio, measles, mumps and rubella.

In the children's clinic, you will also come into contact with other medical interns or prospective nurses, so that you can exchange your experiences.

Learn more about the Nepalese health system and the challenges for doctors

When you visit Nepal, you will also understand better how precarious personal hygiene training is.
Infectious diseases such as dengue, peeling typhoid and tuberculosis, which are very rare in industrialized countries, are still a serious threat to public health in Nepal.
Although the children's hospital in Kathmandu is the best in Nepal, medication and resources are often scarce there too. And, of course, medical knowledge is often not up to the standard of a modern western hospital.

Improve your medical skills and discover the most important health problems in Nepal

As a medical intern in Nepal, you have the opportunity to improve and exchange your medical skills. You will also discover the key health problems that developing countries face today. You will learn a lot and do really valuable work. So, medical volunteers will cause a positive impact on the local community and the development of the Nepalese health system.

Valuable experience as a medical intern in Nepal

"I worked at the Children’s Hospital and had different nursing opportunities. For instance, observing and assisting in different Pediatric surgical operations, completing the nursing routines in Oncology Unit, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, giving Immunization to newborn babies such as vaccinations of polio, measles, mumps and rubella." - Tsz Hin Lee from Hong Kong

"At the hospital I was able to exchange experiences and knowledge that was beneficial to both sides and was also extremely well integrated in the hospital routines. Thank You Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center for this opportunity!!!" - Magda Camaxide from Portugal

Experience historical Kathmandu during your internship

You can also enjoy the cultural life in the historic city of Kathmandu during your medical internship. Your host family will familiarize you with the cultural peculiarities. Finally, you will be immersed in the fascinating culture of Nepal.

You will also enjoy the tasty and wonderful food as the staff serve you a traditional Nepalese lunch daily while you work.

Valuable medical internship in Nepal at an affordable price

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of  U$ 149.00 on top of the program fee.
What is included in the program Fee?
Airport Pickup
Accommodation for all projects
3 meals per day
Support from local staff & Program supervision
In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
In-country administration costs
Donation to support the local project
No Hidden Costs
There are no hidden costs. Our programs to volunteer teaching English in Nepal are highly affordable and have the best cost x benefit than any other.
Start Dates & Duration
Location: Gothatar, Kathmandu

Our programs to volunteer in Nepal start on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the months. Volunteers should arrive on Saturdays. You can choose to volunteer from 1 to 12 weeks
DesOrientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the hospital and formatting your work plan according to your capabilities. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.
Host Family.
Our programs to Volunteer in Nepal provide 3 meals per day of typical Nepali food in all the projects.

Volunteers should notify prior to arrival about any dietary requirements.
Medical interns must be at least 18 years old at the start of the placement.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide a criminal background check to local staff on arrival in Nepal or during orientation.
Language Skills required
Fluency in English is required in all the projects.
You will have a competent support and advice from the local team and project leaders. There will always be a member of the local team working with you at the projects. The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.

Reviews of our volunteers in Nepal


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