Public Health Outreach

Volunteers who wish to specialize in the community outreach aspect of our Liberia Medicine & Healthcare programs can join a full time Public Health project a summer placement, or you already have some medical experience, providing company and support you can make a big difference to local children and adults who would often struggle to access healthcare or afford the treatments without our outreach program

The Public Health project is based on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia’s capital city, in Paynesville as well as Sanoyea, Bong County. Volunteers live with a local Liberian host family, who will welcome you into their home and introduce you to the Liberian culture.Volunteers work alongside a local healthcare professional who will train you in the various screening

and testing procedures where possible. Volunteers are involved in the following types of work:

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Your Role

  • General health testing (e.g. blood sugar levels, body mass index, blood pressure)
  • Eye screening
  • Screening for worms
  • Minor wound and skin treatments
  • Malaria testing and treatment
  • Educational talks on general health issues (e.g. hygiene and first aid)

Latest Achievements

  • 9 volunteer hours contributed in 2015
  • 7 events organised
  • 15community members reached

Current Project Needs

  • Volunteer manpower
  • Activity ideas
  • Fund-raising for the centre

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