Deccan Hospital & Deccan Foundation (IND-65)


Type: Health, Education - Country: India

Brief description and main aims

DECCAN FOUNDATION is an independent, Non profit social service Organization that addresses the social, economical, educational, health, environmental and other problems of the society and people in order to restore the individuals' basic rights for education, food, shelter , economic independence, social dignity and national integrity.
 
Our  aim is to reach an equitable management of human and natural resources with a major focus on basic health, education and reconstruction of rural economic system.

Volunteer tasks

Health volunteers/ Nursing volunteers: As we have both inpatient service and mobile camps, volunteer doctors will be assigned to participate and serve in mobile OPD camps and other specialized health camps. As camps will not be organized very regularly, volunteer doctors will be served in the Hospital with our regular duty doctors patient and in-patient caring, attending minor and major operations, volunteer doctors have a vast scope for learning and sharing of their experience, knowledge with the medical staff in DECCAN HOSPITAL.

They themselves will be exposed to analyze the health reforms, condition of vulnerable people in accessing the basic health facilities, geographical, and social, educational and economic condition of the downtrodden community.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Health Volunteers:

  • Volunteers from nursing background
  • Volunteers who knows the subject well, dealing with the patients of different ailments, able to manage the flow, time and medicine, cooperative and friendly with local community and environment
  • Age and gender has no bar but we prefer youth female volunteers.
  • Volunteers may have the context of understanding the local language.

Volunteers will have a significant workload and  may need to carry out their responsibilities even in the late hours. They should not have any health problems. 

Location

DECCAN FOUNDATION is located in Kolar and Chikkaballapura districts having its registered office/Head office at Bevahalli village, Padmaghatta post, Mulbagal taluk and Regional project office at DECCAN HOSPITAL campus, near K.S.R.T.C depot, Chintamani, Chintamani taluk.

Duration

Minimum: 4 Weeks

Maximum: up to one year

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The host project provides accommodation, food and Security at the staff campus.

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