Plan My Gap Year offers a wide range of midwifery mission placements. Subsequently, you can enjoy a midwifery volunteer experience in a healthcare system completely different to your home country. Specialise in an area of interest whether it be labour wards, pre or postnatal care or OBG. Choose from Ghana • Sri Lanka & Tanzania.
Develop understanding on how a lack of funding impacts the quality of care provided in a developing country. Experience traditional beliefs and different cultural attitudes that exist around childbirth. Observe limited prenatal care on your work experience as a midwifery student.
Customise your international midwifery placement however you wish as you undertake clinical based placements. Above all, experience first-hand the challenges of midwifery in the developing world. For example, a lack of privacy for labouring women, episiotomies actioned as a first resort and an absence of pain relief provisions.
FIRST-HAND INSIGHT INTO GLOBAL MIDWIFERY PRACTISES OVERSEAS
WITNESS MAJOR DIFFERENCES IN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF MIDWIFERY
OBSERVE DIFFERENT CULTURAL ATTITUDES TOWARDS CARE
SHADOW MIDWIVES IN A RANGE OF MATERNITY UNITS ABROAD
CUSTOMISE YOUR MIDWIFERY MISSION TO GET THE BEST EXPERIENCE
IMPROVE YOUR RESUME & ENHANCE YOUR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES