HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE 2017
- VINL/MTV03 - A/2017
Fee for four weeks is 540€, then 70€ for each extra week. For Okhaldhunga minimum duration: 12 weeks (extra 100€ for the transportation).
- Code : VINL/MTV03 - A/2017
- Dispo : 15M / 15F (Total Part 30)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 80
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN)
The Health and Medical Care project aims to improve the health of the community through education, health services and public health improvements. VIN mobilizes local and international volunteers or interns with health backgrounds in the rural areas where people do not have access to health facilities. We support the local health post with a nurse and a doctor. Help us keep the project alive and pro- vide medical care to those most in need. You as a volunteer or intern can make a difference.Daily activities- Provide diagnosis and medical care to community or support medical staff.- Work with doctors and nurses to distribute medicine.- Provide basic counseling to the patients.- Support VIN doctors by measuring temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure.- Raise awareness on basic health and hygiene among local community.
Nepali Standard at host family in the working community
Jitpur community of Kathmandu District, which is only about 11 km away from main ring road to Balaju, Kathmandu. Nuakot and Okhaldhunga, a beautiful and hilly district, is located in Everest Region of Nepal. It has limited developmental activities and facilities. From Kathmandu, the shortest bus route is about 250 km which is rough and takes one day to reach there.
2005 by a diverse group drawn from development workers, educationalists, social activists and other
VINâ€™s mission is to empower marginalised communities, with a focus on women and children,
through enhanced educational programs and community training to promote equality, economic
well-being and basic human rights.
Community Focused Programmes
VIN has a main community based pilot project in Jitpur, a rural community 11km from Kathmandu city.
The area was chosen because of its geographical location, lack of development agencies, people
interest, and its development needs. VIN has established 4 key programmes in Jitpur:
ï‚· Womenâ€™s Empowerment
ï‚· Childrenâ€™s Development
ï‚· Youth Development
ï‚· Community Health
The organizationâ€™s objective is for these programmes to be run by the Jitpur community (independently of
VIN) by 2012. Our community volunteering projects are based on around above 4 major programmes.
Out of Community Support Programmes
VIN runs a number of other volunteer placement programmes not directly related to the Jitpur community
but indirectly these programmes still contribute to our main programs. The programmes include:
ï‚· Teaching English at Buddhist monasteries / nunneries
ï‚· International journalism
ï‚· Environment, conservation and agro forestry
ï‚· Orphanage support
ï‚· Working with disable people (e.g., deaf, elderly)