Nursing in Togo

Nursing Internships in Togo

Gain knowledge by observing local nurses and other medical staff at work

At a glance

  • Shadow professional nurses and get valuable insight into a developing country’s medical practices.
  • Placements available in Hospitals, clinics and HIV/AIDS centres.
  • Get practical work experience doing basic health checks and giving talks to raise awareness around key health issues.

Start Dates: 

Anytime

See Dates

Minimum Duration: 

Two Weeks

Age: 

16 or over
Interns on all medical related projects in Togo need a good level of French.


Is a Nursing internship in Togo right for me?

Our Nursing internships in Togo are designed to help you learn about nursing and improve your skills.  We have different options available, depending on your level of experience.

Pre-university students

Interns with no experience in nursing are welcome to join us.  You will work with doctors and nurses in small private clinics.  Here you can observe and learn from consultations and minor surgeries. There is also the option to work at HIV/AIDS centres, which give free treatment and consultations to patients. Here you can help to raise awareness and teach about safety, acceptance and tolerance.

University Students

Interns who have some experience and are already studying nursing, work at one of two public hospitals. There is the opportunity to work in a variety of departments such as paediatrics or obstetrics.

In all cases you’ll work alongside a qualified supervisor.  They will be on hand to offer support and guidance during your placement.

As a nursing intern, you will see a wide variety of treatments and also provide much-needed support to patients. The hospitals and clinics where we work provide an excellent backdrop for learning and improving your nursing and healthcare skills.

Interns on all medical related projects in Togo need a good level of French. Most of the staff and patients do not speak English and it is vital that you can understand and communicate in French while you are working in the hospital.

A nursing student examines a patient in Togo

Professional volunteers and medical electives for students

This project is also ideally suited to professionals interested in using their skills to help, as well as university medical and healthcare elective students.


As a professional, you can be sure we will match your training and expertise to the placement where you are needed most. With your support, we can make an even bigger impact on the local communities we work with.


If you are an elective student, we will organise an elective placement where you can learn as much as possible. We want you gain the knowledge and skills that will begin to shape your professional career.


Read more about volunteering as a professional or taking a healthcare elective as a student.  


What will I do on this project?

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Where interns work

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A typical day

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What are the aims and impact of this project?

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Agriculture & farming management plans

We set out the aims and objectives of our projects in documents called Management Plans. These allow us to properly plan the work of our staff and volunteers. More importantly, they help us evaluate our achievements and impact each year. Read more about our Management Plans.


Our impact

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Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.


Find out more about safety and backup.

Meet the team

When you apply you only pay $495, which comes off the total price. Flexible payment options and fundraising advice available.

Looking to do more than one project? Call us on 08 7130 3970 to see if we can offer a discount.

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