Rita, from Portugal, in action on her Medical volunteer program in Nepal!

On her medical volunteer program in Nepal, Rita Gomes Silva, from Portugal has been treating children at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu.
Thank you very much Rita!!

  • Rita Gomes Silva, at the Pediatric Clinic
  • Rita in action
  • Voluntária médica em Kathmandu
  • Rita at the Pediatric Clinic in Kathmandu

Wonderfull Experience at the Children Hospital in Kathmandu

It was a wonderfull experience this 6 weeks in Kathmandu, a unic experience that I will never forget. I had an opportunitiy to learn first hand about Nepalese family life and to share everything with them, like it was my own family. Be a volunteer in Konti Children Hospital it was a rewarding experience. However in the beginning I felt little frustrated. Because of the language barrier, the diferent practices from what I used to, I felt that I didn’t help as much I desire.

But then I take the opportunity to observe, discover, learn about the health cares, most common diseases in Nepal and listen all the experience and dificulties of the parent’s and all the staff of the hospital.

I start to be able to help slowly according to my capabilities.

After this experience I felt lik the Nepali people did more for me than I did for them.  – Rita Gomes da Silva (Portugal)

About the Medical Volunteer Program in Nepal

As a medical volunteer in Nepal you will  be working at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu. You will have both the opportunity to improve and share your medical skills. While you are working at the clinic, you will discover the most eminent health issues that Nepal faces today. While learning a great deal you will also doing really valuable work. Your volunteer work will have not anly have a positive impact on the local community but also help the further development of the Nepalese healthcare system.

The medical team at the Pediatric Clinic will decide your duties according to your abilities and experience. Under the supervision of the local team of professionals, volunteers with medical training or formal experience will even be able to practice non-intrusive care. The Pediatric Hospital will welcome you as a keen learner.  At the same time you will be able to share your knowledge of the medical techniques from your home country.

Learn more about the Medical Volunteer Program in Nepal

Visit our page with the medical internships at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu, in order to find out everything you need to know to proceed with your application. On our page with the volunteer projects in Kathmandu you find more opportunities for volunteerin, like teaching, or childcare. You might be also interested in learning more about medical internships overseas, in different countries.

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