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 […]

DocTours Newsletter July 2015 Hello Everyone! Whether it is Dry July or just Cold July, we are all looking forward to Spring and planning a visit to somewhere warm and balmy such as Fiji, Cambodia or Sri Lanka. We have profiled the amazing Annabel who has just completed her second volunteer program in Cambodia. We […]

DocTours Newsletter November 2014 Hi Everyone, Volunteering in a foreign country can be challenging however we receive so much positive feedback that outweighs any uncertainty about the experience.  We share another chapter from an Aussie nurse who has been volunteering in a hospital in Cambodia and is already planning to go back!  As Christmas rapidly approaches, Tracey from […]

DocTours Newsletter October 2014 Hi Everyone, There has been a lot of interest in our new medical placement in Timor Leste which desperately needs more doctors, nurses and midwives to continue to provide healthcare to the local community.  We also share the moving experience of an Aussie nurse who has been volunteering at a hospital in Cambodia.  There is another […]

DocTours Newsletter May 2013 Hi Everyone! Volunteering to help those who are less fortunate in developing countries seems to be on everyone’s bucket list.  As well as healthcare, the most commonly needed skill is to help teach English in the local schools (and no formal qualifications are needed for these roles).  Education is a means of escaping poverty […]