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Vacancy Health Care Services in Hospital Ghana General project information Project name: Health Care Services in a private hospital in Kasoa, Ghana Project type (practical/research/policy): Practical/Research Intended for interns from following study fields: Healthcare, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Biology and Laboratory, Radiotherapy and Ultrasound, International Health Studies Total project duration: 3-6 months Preferred starting period: At your convenience Number of students required: 3-5 students Project description Background of the project: Provision of healthcare (systems) are not prioritised by the government in Ghana. Little money is available in Government hospitals and clinics for the necessary care of the population and well-educated doctors are going working abroad most of the time. The private hospital is an independent institution and totally self-funded. Problem statement: The health care system in Ghana is lacking professional knowledge, skills and means. The hospital wants to improve healthcare services to the people of the surrounding communities. Goal: The main objective is to develop awareness and understanding of the fact that living conditions and view on health influences the development of health care within a society. And contribute towards the health care services in the hospital. Role of the intern: Possibilities for developing an international network and improvement of the capability of intercultural communication are important. Gaining knowledge about how the original culture may influence communication and interaction between health care providers and their clientele are also at the centre of learning. Knowledge and comprehension as in cultural self-awareness, deep cultural knowledge and sociolinguistic awareness are shown through the internship during which students need to be able to listen, observe, evaluate, analyse and interpret. Specific activities: Learn and assist with health care provision (medicine, surgery, child care, laboratory, physiotherapy, ultrasound, dietetics) to clients. Measurable end product (report/advice/development/product): Evaluation /research/ advice report + portfolio; proof of the development of professional tasks and professional services is required. Facilities for intern Supervision: By the Medical Director or Administrator of the hospital and Noor van Hout (Msc. Educationalist/Behavioural Therapist and BSc. Social Worker), who is living and working in Ghana for more than 4 years. Workspace for intern: office space is available in the hospital Introduction and guidance during project: By the Administrator of the hospital and Programme manager of Let’s Go Africa. Accommodation options: Interns/Volunteers will be provided with a homestay accommodation. Local food will be served twice daily (breakfast and supper). Interested? Contact: Noor van Hout Consultant (MSc) Programma Manager/ Supervisor Let’s Go Ghana T Ghana: +233 541082283 W E Hoofdkantoor Nederland: Korhoenderveld 44 5431 HH Cuijk Kamer van Koophandel: 60323310 BIC: INGBNL2A • IBAN: NL23 INGB 0006 3799 75 Bezoek onze website| Like ons op Facebook Intern requirements Intern characteristics/qualities: Interns should be flexible, confident and have a professional attitude.  Able to work with different cultures and accept different norms.  Can work independently and is creative.  Confident and able to create positive professional relationships.  Good organizational and interpersonal skills.  Able to adapt to different work environments and situations. Fully self-funded or reimbursement for accommodation & transport: self-funded Other criteria/selection procedure: Must be able to adapt the Ghanaian culture and is prepared to integrate in rural living conditions. Role Let’s Go Africa * Assists with all preparation and organisational support for the internship * Matches vacancy with intern’s personal and University criteria * Publishes vacancy on the online internship board of different Universities in the Netherlands * Sends intern’s CV to the partner and does personal screening of candidates * Ensures accommodation costs are transferred to project/ accommodation owners beforehand