WOMEN'S CLINIC INTERNSHIP 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 175€ per week.
- Code : G/PER/WCI2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
This women’s health clinic has three areas of focus: Information, education, and training : This focus includes protecting rural communities and their women and children through talks, workshops, contraceptive distribution, and sexual health trainings. They work to promote responsible parenting. Health Clinic : The main focus during your internship here, this area provides medical services that relate directly to women and their health. This includes but is not limited to OBGYN, pre-natal, breast cancer scans, general medicine, lab work, psychology and consultations. Research : This includes studies, diagnostics, and project designs regarding sexual and reproductive health and caring for the environment even. Aims &Objectives : Support the women’s health clinic with the medical help and attention they offer to the community, Make a difference to not only the patients but also the staff and the clinic itself, Exchange medical knowledge whilst gaining further knowledge and experience of nursing and medicinal practice.
About the Accommodation : You will be staying in our accommodation center in Banos del Inca, Rural Cajamarca countryside. The house is made with traditional materials such as adobe and stone, it also has large gardens and its own chicken coop off to the side. WiFi will be available in your rooms, but keep in mind that it may not be stable at times. We recommend also using 3G data if staying connected is important to you. All participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. Although rooms will be cleaned daily by staff, you will be expected to clean up after yourself, and to play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized. Food Arrangements : The food will be typically Peruvian meaning lots of corn, beans, rice, chili peppers, potatoes, wheat, and other grain, all very vegetarian friendly. Keep in mind that some local dishes may be spicy!
You will be staying in the Los Baños del Inca district found in the east of Cajamarca. It is known for being centered on a naturally occurring thermal spring! Located only a short distance away from Cajamarca city (Capital and largest city of Peru’s Cajamarca Region, enriched in culture and history), this quiet location provides a relaxing atmosphere after a day out. The accommodation has beautiful view of the Andes Mountain Range and is close to the Amazon Rainforest, it will bring you back to South American nature!
Relevant experience or study, Intermediate Spanish is required.