This healthcare placement enables nursing faculty student groups to work alongside local medical staff, to provide free health assessments and health education workshops to the community. The trip is a unique opportunity to learn how to provide health care with limited resources, and across cultural and linguistic barriers.
Prevalent health problems amongst children in the area are infected wounds, diarrhea, tapeworm, salmonella, malnutrition, respiratory disorders and dengue fever.
Your team will have a chance to assist up to 100+ people a day. Activities include reception and triage, weight and measurements, assessments and treatments, data recordings, dispensary, and crowd control.