As a licenced physician, you will be required have a temporary practitioners license through the Ugandan Medical Professional Councils. (link). Patients will need your training and expertise to treat malaria, flu, back pain, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malnutrition, respiratory tract infections, dental infections, fungal infections and diarrheal diseases, as well as any other health-related issues. Acute cases will be referred to hospital.

Volunteer will host workshops as necessary, focusing on malaria control, personal hygiene, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS prevention, nutritional best practices for expectant mothers and parents, and dental hygiene.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Required documents  and paperwork for registration to acquire a temporary practicing license from Medical Professional Councils of Uganda

  • 2+ years of professional experience in the field

  • Basic English language skills

  • Some HIV/AIDS knowledge

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Knowledge and skills working in a team effort

  • Must maintain confidentiality regarding organization and constituent information

  • Interest in international development

  • Must bring own computer

  • Must commit to raising $2049.00 for program cost