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Morocco

Rural Health Internship Service Learning Trip

Program Category:

Medical and Healthcare

We specialize in bringing doctors, pharmacists, and medical supplies to rural villages in Morocco. Each Morocco Service Learning trip includes at least one large rural clinic in collaboration with local associations in Morocco and several small clinics. Since our organization was founded in 2007, we have helped provide health consultations and medicine to over 9,000 villagers in 36 VM organized rural health clinics.

This program is designed for

Available only as a medical campaign.
This campaign is suited to Pre-Med Students / Nursing Students / Licensed Professionals

Volunteer Responsibilities

The volunteers spend a week going from village to village assisting Moroccan doctors who conduct the health clinics. They perform ultrasounds, screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, Hepatitis C, HIV, breast cancer and help the doctors with medical consultations and distribution of medicine.
They also hold dental hygiene clinics showing the children how to brush their teeth,providing fluoride treatments and presenting them with new toothbrushes and toothpaste at the end of the clinic.The volunteers assist with eye exams for the villagers attending the health clinics.During this time they live in the village and eat and socialize with the residents. The volunteers can spend their break time hiking in the mountains, sightseeing and learning about the culture and traditions of the area they are visiting.

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:

US$

Extra Per Week:

US$

Program Duration

10 days

Program Availability

All year

Language Skills

English

Volunteer Hours

4 to 7 hours a day

Location

Program Formats

Individuals

Groups

Internship

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Ways To Join

Programs

Group Volunteering

What is included in My program fee?

ACOMMODATION

We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.

In-Country Orientation

From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.

MEALS

Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.

Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations

Monetary donation

A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.

ACTIVITIES

You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!

Certificate

Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.

Airport pickup

Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.

Mentorship & SUPPORT

Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan. 

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