The mission of Himalayan HealthCare is to create sustainable development programs in the remote areas of Nepal that will improve the quality of life for its people. Himalayan HealthCare achieves its mission by providing primary healthcare, community education, and income generation programs that enable people to be self-supporting in the long-term.
volunteer at Ilam
In the spring of 2004 we opened our Ilam community hospital in Eastern Nepal, a well-equipped hospital with a full-time Nepali staff. Since that time we have had about one hundred volunteer physicians and dentists make a contribution to local healthcare needs.
International healthcare professionals often have expertise that can help improve the training and development of our Nepali staff. Our volunteers often find that the experience fundamentally changes their lives.
At the present time, we are seeking volunteer physicians in the following specialties: family practice, ob-gyn, pediatrics, internal medicine, infectious disease, and general surgery. We also have a need for dentists and physiotherapists. The Ilam hospital is equipped with radiology and basic surgical facilities.
You can volunteer at Ilam for as long as you would like, but we request a minimum commitment of two weeks. HHC will provide housing for volunteers near the community hospital, but volunteers must pay for their own transportation to the town of Ilam. Volunteers will be able to obtain inexpensive and hygenic food at the Ilam community hospital canteen.