Fiji has much to offer outside the tourist resorts and is a fantastic location for medical volunteers and students.  Here are some fun things to do: 1. Get down and dirty in a mud bath and swim in a natural hot spring. Known to be great for the skin and a real cleansing experience.  Afterwards stroll […]

Volunteering in Fiji:  After a few months of negotiation we are now offering volunteering in FIJI as our newest destination. This has many great advantages including inexpensive airfares (book early), short flights, a tropical island experience and of course a full range of specialist, GP, nursing and student placements. Fiji certainly has its challenges medically so here lies an opportunity […]

Something awesome – a nurse volunteering in Cambodia We have been moved by the awesome experience of Amanda Mason-Jones, an Australian nurse volunteering in Cambodia at a health care clinic with DocTours.  The clinic relies on foreign donations and  support. She wrote to us: ” I’ve just returned from volunteering as a nurse in Siem Reap, Cambodia. […]

DocTours Newsletter April 2014 Hi Everyone, This month we received lots of great feedback from our volunteers in Fiji, This month we received lots of great feedback from our volunteers in Fiji, Cambodia and Sri Lanka and we share some of their experiences below. Our tour to Bhutan departs in just 3 weeks and another date has been scheduled for […]

Hello Everyone! We love sharing the fantastic experiences of our international volunteers. This month, we have a report from a Danish nurse who volunteered with DocTours in Fiji and survived the devastating impact of Cyclone Winston! We also have a report from a young medic who was able to cover a lot of ground in […]

DocTours Newsletter December 2015 Hello Everyone, We have just returned from a site inspection of Fiji which is becoming one of our most popular destinations for volunteers.  Our travels were a long way from the five-star resorts and we continue to see an acute demand for medical and healthcare assistance.  We have shared some of our […]

DocTours Newsletter January 2014 Hi Everyone, The December-January holiday season seems to get busier every year! We had three medical students helping an ophthalmologist in Fiji, a team of three doctors, midwife and two medical students worked in Tanzania (and who could resist a safari and a visit to Zanzibar afterwards?) and read about the experience of an emergency doctor […]