Medical Volunteer - Vietnam Field Trips

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Not specified, Vietnam

Opportunity provided by

Australian Health Humanitarian Aid (AHHA)

Provides free eye surgery, eye care, and medical and dental treatment to the underprivileged, along with training to local students and doctors.

Overview

Field Volunteer

If you are an Australian registered ophthalmologist, GP, optometrist, dentist, theatre nurse or other health professional. We may be able to match your skills with the needs of our programs. Please click here to join us and become a volunteer TODAY! For more information on these opportunities, please click here to email us.

Our strong 300+ volunteers are passionate about making a difference to the lives of disadvantaged people by using their skills, time and personal financial resources to help reduce blindness and provide humanitarian services. Every year we organise field trip to Vietnam (and/or Cambodia) to provide free cutting-edge cataract surgeries, deliver eye care and dispense prescriptions & sunglasses, carry out medical checkups & give out medication, treat dental problems & promote dental hygiene. We provide training to local students and doctors with conferences, workshops and wet labs.
Our main focus is on cataract surgery because it is one of the most cost effective of all health intervention surgeries.

If you are interested in joining us and becoming a volunteer, please submit your completed Volunteer Registration form either via email or fax using the contact details below.

DOWNLOAD VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FORM


Location

Vietnam


Professional designation

Position

Members Needed

Medical Doctor

1

Assistant/Allied Health

1

Nursing

1

Student/Trainee

1


Healthcare services needed

Ophthalmology/Optometry

Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgery

Family Medicine/General Practice


Immunization

Routine (MMR, DTP, Varicella)

(mandatory)

Hepatitis A

(recommended)

Hepatitis B

(recommended)

Japanese Encephalitis

(recommended)

Measles

(recommended)

Rabies

(recommended)

Typhoid

(recommended)

Language

English

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