Medical Volunteer Abroad

Healthcare & Medical Volunteer Programs

Are you pursuing a career in the medical field or a qualified medical professional with a passion for a sharing knowledge and gaining an exposure to medical environments abroad? Love Volunteer's Medical Internship programs work to place suitable applicants in a variety of medical settings, including public and private hospitals, clinics and community outreaches in under-resourced locations around the world.

Love Volunteers Medical Internships cater to a broad spectrum of volunteers; from those just starting out on a pre-med track, currently studying medicine or qualified professionals. Placements are tailored to each volunteer's skill and experience levels and are available in a range of areas including, but not limited to: nursing, mid-wifery and pediatrics, optometry, otorhinolaryngology, physiotherapy, dentistry, surgical and emergency departments. Volunteers can also be involved with health awareness and education programs aimed at prevention and improved quality of life.

Our Medical Internships pair volunteers with local professionals to facilitate shared learning, assistance in a supervised setting and exposure to divergent medical practices. These programs provide medical volunteers with an unparalleled opportunity to be involved in medical advancements in developing nations; something that is mutually beneficial to all involved. 

Learn more about the Healthcare and Medical volunteer abroad opportunities you can support in the destinations below.

Programs

33 programs
  • La Ceiba, Honduras
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 319
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Honduras has reopened to international arrivals but this program is on hold in the best interest of the community and volunteers.

This essential volunteer program was established with the aim to make a real difference to the lives of the impoverished people of La Ceiba by supplying dental services they would…

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  • Mandeville, Jamaica
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 1439
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Jamaica has quarantine requirements in place that mean this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

For volunteers studying or practicing dentistry this program offers a…

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  • Diani Beach, Kenya
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 299
  • Airport Pick Up Included

OPEN NOW!

Kenya has reopened to international arrivals and programs in Mombasa have resumed.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

Volunteers play an essential role in supporting this program, delivering essential services relating to the huge…

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  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • from 4 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 1009
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Kenya has reopened to international arrivals and programs in Nairobi have resumed.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

Volunteers play an essential role in supporting this program deliver essential services relating to the massive…

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  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 599
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Zimbabwe has reopened to international arrivals and our local team are looking forward to welcoming volunteers!  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This program has a profound effect on children who are…

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  • Antigua and surrounding areas (The Mayan Highlands!), Guatemala
  • from 4 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 929
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Guatemala has reopened to international arrivals.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This life-changing project was created with the goal of supplying essential medical treatment to the most vulnerable in…

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  • Arusha, Tanzania
  • from 2 weeks
  • Guest House
  • from USD 849
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Tanzania has reopened to international arrivals.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This amazing program has a huge impact on the lives of those less fortunate in Tanzania. It is based in the Meru District…

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  • Bamenda, Cameroon
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 670
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Cameroon's border is currently closed to international arrivals so this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

Volunteers on this program will find they can truly get stuck in and help the…

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  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 609
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Thailand's border is currently closed to international arrivals so we cannot run our medical internship programs right now...but we're taking bookings on this popular program for 2021 with completely flexible dates!

This exciting program offers Medical Internships for medical students in a number of notable…

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  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 619
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Argentina's border is currently closed to most international arrivals and this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

This important program was created with the goal of supplying…

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  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 449
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

South Africa is now open to all international arrivals! See the Additional Info. section for COVID-19 arrival information.

This amazing program has a huge impact on the lives of those less fortunate in Cape Town. Most of the medical projects supported by the program are…

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  • Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 609
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Thailand's border is currently closed to international arrivals so we cannot run our medical internship programs right now...but we're taking bookings on this popular program for 2021 with completely flexible dates!

This exciting program offers Medical Internships for those volunteers who are currently studying…

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  • Cusco, Peru
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 579
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Peru's borders are reopening and we hope to have programs up and running soon. Sign up now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

The mission of this program is to provide medical care to those in need in Cusco, the gateway to the ‘…

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  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 509
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Vietnam's borders remain closed to international arrivals due to coronavirus.  We are accepting bookings for 2021 and will work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates! 

This important medical program in Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh, provides skilled medical…

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  • Kampala, Uganda
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 429
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Uganda has reopened to international arrivals and our local team are looking forward to welcoming volunteers!  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This program plays an essential role in supplying quality…

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  • La Ceiba, Honduras
  • from 3 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 489
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Honduras has reopened to international arrivals but this program is on hold in the best interest of the community and volunteers.

This important project was created with the goal of supplying essential medical treatment to vulnerable residents in La Ceiba. Set in the popular seaside city, famous as the original…

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  • Mandeville, Jamaica
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 1439
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Jamaica has quarantine requirements in place that mean this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

Few volunteer programs could boast a location as spectacular as the…

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  • Mombasa & Diani Beach, Kenya
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 309
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Kenya has reopened to international arrivals and programs in Mombasa have resumed.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This fantastic program offers many options for volunteers – each one playing an important part in supplying…

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  • Mwandi Village, Zambia
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 295
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Zambia has reopened to international arrivals and our local team are looking forward to welcoming volunteers!  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

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  • Nablus, The West Bank
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 279
  • Airport Pick Up Not Included
  • 18+

Border restrictions mean this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

There are few areas in the world with as much history, unrest and turmoil as Palestine. The people…

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  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 299
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Kenya has reopened to international arrivals and programs in Nairobi have resumed.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This amazing program will be a wonderful experience for any volunteer in the medical or health field who has…

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  • Oaxaca, Mexico
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 259
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Our Medical Internship in Mexico is currently closed due to the pandemic. We are accepting bookings for 2021 and will work with interns every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

This wonderful project was created with the goal of supplying essential medical treatment to vulnerable…

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  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • from 2 weeks
  • Guest House
  • from USD 609
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Cambodia is restricting entry due to the pandemic and this program cannot receive medical interns at present. Sign-up to assist in 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

This amazing program plays an important role in supplying quality healthcare to those…

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  • Pokhara, Nepal
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 329
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Nepal's borders are currently closed to international arrivals so this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  We're asking volunteers to sign-up for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

The mission of…

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  • Quito, Ecuador
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 569
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Ecuador has reopened to international arrivals but this program is on hold in the best interest of the community and volunteers.

This important project was created with the goal of assisting in the provision of essential medical treatment to vulnerable residents in Quito. In this program volunteers will be…

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  • San Ramon, Costa Rica
  • from 4 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 1289
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Costa Rica has reopened to international arrivals.  Internships are available with patients suffering from chronic pain and those in recovery. This would suit medical and nursing students, particularly those with an interest in physiotherapy. 

This amazing program will be a…

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  • Senya Beraku, Ghana
  • from 1 week
  • Volunteer House
  • from USD 309
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Ghana has reopened to international arrivals.  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This wonderful medical program in Ghana plays an important role in supplying additional medical staff to the local area, and welcomes volunteers with…

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  • St Georges, Grenada
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 1439
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Grenada has pandemic restrictions in place that mean this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

For volunteers with an interest in the medical or health fields this…

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  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • from 1 week
  • from USD 319
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

OPEN NOW!

Zimbabwe has reopened to international arrivals and our local team are looking forward to welcoming volunteers!  See the 'Additional Info.' section for procedures in place during the pandemic.

This vital program welcomes medical volunteers to Victoria…

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  • Wattala, Sri Lanka
  • from 1 week
  • Host Family
  • from USD 499
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Sri Lanka's border is currently closed to international arrivals and this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

This important program was created with the goal of shared learning in a…

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  • Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • from 2 weeks
  • Volunteer Apartment
  • from USD 990
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Cameroon's border is currently closed to international arrivals so this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

Volunteers are desperately needed to assist in overcrowded and under…

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  • Mandeville, Jamaica
  • from 2 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 1439
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Jamaica has quarantine requirements in place that mean this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  Book now for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

Volunteers studying or practicing physiotherapy will find this program…

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  • Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
  • from 4 weeks
  • Host Family
  • from USD 869
  • Airport Pick Up Included
  • 18+

Nepal's borders are currently closed to international arrivals so this program can't get the assistance it needs right now.  We're asking volunteers to sign-up for 2021 and we'll work with you every step of the way and provide complete flexibility with dates!

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