If you are looking for valuable hands-on medical experience, a medical internship in Tanzania great opportunity. Our Internship program presents benefits beyond just professional development; it offers the opportunity to be completely immersed in the local culture and work environment. By learning directly from local experts within your field, our internships allow an in-depth understanding of issues affecting your chosen profession in Tanzania. You will spend the majority of your time as an assistant to the main Doctor or nurses.
Work responsibilities vary based upon your education, skills and experience. You may asked to help in several areas such as: bedside nursing care for patients on the wards, the out-patient and/or in-patient clinics, the specialized clinics such as the HIV/AIDS clinics and sessions conducted towards the health educational aspects of the Tanzanian people. Nurses may also be asked to assist other nurses in providing health care, first-aid, immunizations and assistance in locations such as the public school system. A lot would depend on the length of time the nursing volunteer was able to contribute his/her time and the interest and energy the nurse devoted towards his/her professional responsibilities.