Surgeon Volunteering Opportunities
Opportunity provided by
Aims to provide relief from sickness, and protection and preservation of health, for persons affected by groin and abdominal hernias and residing in low- and middle-income countries.
Teams provide surgery and anesthesia, capacity building and training. To register with Hernia International as a Volunteer, please complete the following form
➤ Medical Doctor
Healthcare services needed
➤ Inguinal Hernia Surgery
➤ Visa & Passport
- Will help apply for visa, if needed
- Getting the volunteer from the airport to the living facility
➤ Daily Ground Transport
- Transportation between the living facility and the healthcare facility
- Paid by organization
➤ Insurance Requirements
- Requires Participant Travel Insurance
Medical licensing & restrictions
All surgeons in the team will need temporary registration to practice in the host country. This will be arranged by the host institution and you will be required to provide copies of the following documents: (i) Medical Degree Certificate, (ii) Medical Council Registration, (iii) Specialty Certification and (iv) Photo Page of your Passport and (v) brief CV.
➤ Local medical licensing required for MD
Equipment & Supplies
➤ Scrubs/Medical Uniform
Additional notes & documents
Please visit https://www.herniainternational.org.uk/information-for-volunteers/ for additional volunteering information.