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The volunteer will assist to provide prenatal care, conducting examinations to ensure pregnancies are progressing normally. They counsel pregnant women about nutrition and recommend prenatal vitamins as appropriate. They counsel women or pregnant women to always give birth at the hospital rather than giving birth at home. If complications will arise, they may make referrals to other hospitals that have obstetricians specializing in high-risk pregnancies.

Since it is a community based clinic the Nurse midwives sometimes attend to births in homes. They also provide physical and emotional support during labor as well. As needed, they perform episiotomies and administer medications before, during and after delivery.

Other general duties will be assigned such as Observing procedures, Undertake office administration, health data recording and storage, taking care of patients reporting for out-patient care or on admission monitoring recovery, checking blood pressure, weighing babies helping with first aid treatment.

Our health care centers also run different programs on health education, basic prevention, nutrition and sanitation. Health Volunteer job also cover these areas as many hospitals also work in coordination with the local communities, presenting different programs on health education, basic prevention, nutrition, and sanitation.

projects offer a wonderful opportunity for volunteers and students to be acquainted with the existing health issues and challenges of delivering health care in developing country like Ghana. Volunteers will definitely gain valuable insight into Ghana culture and will have the opportunity to improve on skills in a variety of areas in health care.


1. Location:
The project is based in the capital city, Accra, with shops, banks & Internet cafes nearby. This vibrant city is renowned for its friendly atmosphere where visitors are always welcome. It's full of contrasts: from traditional culture and history to modern infrastructure.

2. About this project:
Our Flexibility and Variety enables us to match your skills and aspirations to a suitable volunteer internship programs that allows you to join us when it is best for you. There are no set start and end dates and programs run continuously throughout the year, so we can easily fit your schedule. These allow volunteers to join us on a flexible time frame in creative projects. Whenever volunteers arrive and at whatever time, we will be waiting at the airport for them with all the details for their project fully prepared. This flexibility also allows people to combine programs, to live and work with friends, and to work at the placement which inspires them most.

3. Arrival and Departure Point:
(Kotoka International Airport, Accra)

4. Working Hours:
Monday to Friday, Starting at 08.00 am
25-40 hour week

5. Transport:
Dependent on where you are staying, not more than 60 minutes travelling time. Part by commercial mini bus/taxi and part walking.




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