Nepal for Medical Students – We have a special Student Placement  – Nepal for Medical Students – commences on 9 December 2018. You will be based in one of several hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley as well as have the opportunity to do basic medical check-ups and conduct health and hygiene classes at a local […]

A Volunteer Nurse in Timor Leste Some of our volunteers are humble and do not always see how much value they deliver or understand the huge benefit of what they do. We believe (and hope) that the benefits emerge on many fronts: there are warm smiles and words of gratitude received from the patients, volunteers […]

Medical volunteering in Fiji Researching for our medical volunteering in Fiji programs: We climbed aboard a rickety old bus, gave a few coins to the driver and sat on a seat with torn covers. I looked out the window, there was no glass, however, the sea breeze provided some very welcome ventilation. What did seem to matter was the […]

Medical Volunteering in Namibia A relatively safe (although not risk-free) destination is to visit and go volunteering in Namibia.  It’s location in the far south of Africa places it a very long distance from the troubles in the West African nations.  The vivid desert landscape and wildlife are awesome with magnificent cheetahs now part of […]

Dental Volunteering in Cambodia As I embarked on my 7 day dental volunteering in Cambodia experience, I was filled with excitement and nerves all at the same time. I have always wanted to go solo-travelling. Having thought about this dental elective since I started dental school in 2013 and planned it with Karin at DocTours […]

Volunteering in Cambodia:  A team effort! A family decided to go volunteering in Cambodia (arranged by DocTours of course) and they spent their time at a busy school in Siem Reap.  The school hosts over 800 disadvantaged children everyday to educate them and help them learn English.  The children are from surrounding slums and therefore the school provides nurturing, […]

Medical Volunteering in Cambodia Derek and I travelled through Cambodia (yes, again!) in late December to review our placements for volunteering in Cambodia.  We now have hospitals and clinics in four different cities and they are all asking for DocTours volunteers to lend a hand and share their knowledge.  All general medical professions are highly […]

Jambo Bwana! Medical Volunteering in Tanzania Home to Africa’s highest mountain – Mount Kilimanjaro – and Lake Manyara with its tens of thousands of elegant Flamingos. The incredible Ngorongoro Crater boasting the largest intact caldera in the world, it shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens anywhere, with a permanent population of more than […]

Medical Volunteering in Cambodia: What a great way to start the New Year by helping others and practicing back to basics medicine with the re-introduction of our medical clinic program in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This is a small health centre treating up to 40 patients (mainly children) a day and seeing everything from general and tropical medicine […]

Namaste from Nepal – Volunteering in Nepal …. by Jennifer Leow, RN. A nurse volunteering in Nepal: I first saw DocTours advertisement in the February 2013 issue of “The Lamp”- New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association magazine. The first thought that came to mind as I would love to experience my first nursing volunteer work in a […]