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Medicine in Sri Lanka
High School Projects for 16-19 Year Olds

Overview
Project Overview

Winter
2 weeks
  • Sunday June 11th 2017 - Saturday June 24th 2017
  • Sunday June 25th 2017 - Saturday July 8th 2017
  • Sunday July 9th 2017 - Saturday July 22nd 2017
  • Sunday July 23rd 2017 - Saturday August 5th 2017
  • Sunday August 6th 2017 - Saturday August 19th 2017
Winter
3 weeks
  • Sunday July 9th 2017 - Saturday July 29th 2017
  • Sunday July 30th 2017 - Saturday August 19th 2017

Winter
2 weeks
  • Sunday June 10th 2018 - Saturday June 23rd 2018
  • Sunday June 24th 2018 - Saturday July 7th 2018
  • Sunday July 8th 2018 - Saturday July 21st 2018
  • Sunday July 22nd 2018 - Saturday August 4th 2018
  • Sunday August 5th 2018 - Saturday August 18th 2018
Winter
3 weeks
  • Sunday July 8th 2018 - Saturday July 28th 2018
  • Sunday July 29th 2018 - Saturday August 18th 2018

  • Placement location: Colombo
  • Types of placement: Hospital
  • Accommodation: Guest House/Host Family
  • Age Requirements: 16-19 years old

Volunteer on the Sri Lanka Medicine Short-term Special project

Based in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city, the Short-term Special Medicine project is an exciting opportunity for volunteers to experience and understand the medical systems in a developing country.

Volunteers will be under the supervision of a Projects Abroad Coordinator; and will spend time in the different departments of a general hospital, as well as visit a hospital specialising in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

During the two weeks you will also attend an interesting workshop on medical practices in Sri Lanka, and participate in outreach activities during a two-day medical camp where you will visit a local community and an orphanage.

Projects Abroad will arrange a weekend trip to Kandy, Sri Lanka’s cultural capital, which is an UNESCO World Heritage site.

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