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Physical Therapy in Nepal for Teens

Project Info
2 weeks
  • Sunday June 10th 2018 - Saturday June 23rd 2018
  • Sunday June 24th 2018 - Saturday July 7th 2018
  • Sunday July 8th 2018 - Saturday July 21st 2018
  • Sunday July 22nd 2018 - Saturday August 4th 2018
  • Sunday August 5th 2018 - Saturday August 18th 2018

  • Placement location: Chitwan
  • Types of placements: Hospital PT Department
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Age Requirements: 15-18 years old
  • Arrival Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)
  • Local Languages: Nepali

A Nepalese child works on a puzzle activity with the help of a volunteer

This program is designed to give you an unparalleled overview of physical therapy in Nepal. Based in the beautiful city of Chitwan, famous for its nearby National Park, you will spend time in the Physical Therapy department of a large local hospital as well as a center for people with physical disabilities. These are always inspiring placements thanks to the fantastic work that goes on there.

You will stay in a hotel close to the areas where you are working and will participate in evening activities planned by our local staff. 

Over the weekend you may have the chance to visit the central markets and local temples, or you could take a trip to the huge and beautiful nature reserve of Chitwan National Park.

You can read more detailed information about the aims of the project in our Nepal Medicine & Healthcare Management Plan.

Volunteer Profile Volunteer Allie C. shares her review from the Physical Therapy project in Nepal
Allie C.
It was an experience far beyond anything available at home, the physical therapists, doctors and nurses seemed to enjoy speaking English with us and explained the procedures they were doing. This was brilliant for me, a pre-physical therapy student, as I was able to learn much more about the profession I am hoping to enter. Read more...
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