How Can I Help
Volunteer midwives and obstetricians are needed in Ethiopia and Tanzania for two to three months on an ongoing basis. Doctors need a post graduate qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology and midwives need qualifications in midwifery and at least two years experience. The volunteers will have the responsibility of running the service at their chosen or assigned site. They will help support a referral network based on communications, education and transport for high risk women and those facing complications during labour.
They also take part in training programmes for local health workers – midwives, nurses, health officers and doctors, in understanding and performing emergency obstetrics.
We ask that all interested volunteers read the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) information on volunteering overseas to make sure you have all the latest information you require for an informed decision.
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