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Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh

After Witnessing 5 Surgeries

Volunteer in Vietnam – Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam I have always wanted to travel and volunteer in a different country. One day while surfing the internet, I came across a video promoting various volunteer programs. Being on my third year in Pre-med I decided to join GoEco’s Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh. My ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – Living Like a Local

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Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship Porto, Portugal I found this program through one frantic google-searching evening fueled in part by the long months of a Minnesotan winter looming on the horizon, and in part by an outspoken desire many years in the making to do more, see more, and meet more weirdos like myself. Having spent some time ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – A City with an Amazing Culture

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Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship Porto, Portugal Porto is an amazing city, let’s just start with that. I was hesitant to choose Porto as the location of my volunteer project because I had not heard that much about it or Portugal for that matter. The hostel for the Porto Hospitality Internship is the best hostel in the city; this ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – A Pre-Vet Intern

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Volunteer in South Africa – Pre-Vet Wildlife Internship Chinsta, Eastern Cape, South Africa In May 2015, I spent two weeks in Cinsta East on the wild coast in South Africa through a Pre-Vet Wildlife Internship with GoEco. I was able to experience veterinary work for African wildlife, agricultural livestock, and domestic animals. Going during their winter was the icing on top of ...

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Volunteering in Cambodia – Getting Hands-On Experience

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Volunteer in Cambodia – Medical Aid Samraong, Cambodia This morning at the hospital while I was volunteering in Cambodia, instead of doing rounds, I helped in wound dressing. There is a particular nurse who lets me get all the hands-on experience I’ve had so far at the medical aid project. He is a short, thin middle aged man with curly ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – Making Connections in Porto

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Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship Porto, Portugal What can I say about my time volunteering in Porto? Amazing! I will be honest and say that I didn’t know this city existed before I signed up with GoEco, which is hard to think about now that Porto is so close to my heart. I didn’t know what to expect, ...

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Volunteering in Vietnam – Real Hospital Experience

In the surgery room watching the surgeons placing an internal fixation into the patient's arm.

Volunteer in Vietnam – Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Hi, my name is Jessica and I am presently in my second year of med school in Canada. Since I love travelling and discovering new environments and cultures, I was totally excited when I heard about GoEco’s Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. I knew this ...

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