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Volunteer role: Radiologist


Type of role:Healthcare
Location:Mtwara, Tanzania
Partner organisation:Mtwara Regional Health Management Team
Application Closing Date:29 Sep 2017
Interview date:to be confirmed
Start date:01/10/2017

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

We are seeking a qualified Radiologist to volunteer with our health programme in Southern Tanzania. The volunteer will train midwives and assistant medical officers working at the reproductive and child health clinics on how to use the portable ultrasound (Vscan). If you have the right training and experience and can volunteer with us for a period of four (4) months from October 2017, we are eager to hear from you.The volunteer will work in the Accelerated Care and Treatment for Mothers and Newborn (ACT) project which aims to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Lindi and Mtwara regions of Tanzania.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Qualified medical professional, specialized in radiology.
At least 3 years experience in the field.
Facilitation and training skills

Allowance and accommodation

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

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