Short Term Service Opportunities

Medicine & Community Health

For more information about the service opportunities. Please contact one of our regional representatives.

All opportunities are on voluntary basis and participants are responsible for all expenses incurred from the trip.

NoProgramme Data & DurationProjectObjectivesPersonnel Needs & Remarks
15 days in JanLaparoscopic Surgery TrainingTo train doctors in gynaecology department to perform laparoscopic surgery1) Gynaecologist;
2) O&G nurse; Able to teach in Mandarin.
25 days in MarPedodontic/rotary endo Training1) Provide pedodontic/ rotary endo topicsDentists / pedodontists
37 days in AprCataract Surgery TrainingCataract surgical exchange (乳化技术)Opthalmologists.
45-7 days in AprDisability Assessment Tools TrainingTo conduct a 2-3 days seminar of disabilities assessment tools training.
The goal is to set a multi-professional assessment team for special need children.
1) Occupational Therapist, Physio Therapist, Speech Therapist, Psychiatrist, Paediatrician, Case Manager (social worker or special ed teacher)
2) 3 years working experiences in multi-professional assessment team
3) Mandarin speaking
55 days in AprHaemodialysis Training1) Train surgeons to do AV Fistula surgery and give lecture on common vascular diseases.
2) Train surgery department nurses and Haemodialysis nurses to care after the AV Fistula surgery.
3) Train Haemodialysis nurses to enhance the nurse-patient communication on Haemodialysis.
1) Vascular surgeons ;
2) Surgery nurse;
3) Haemodialysis nurse who involves in patients support group; Need Mandarin for professional interaction and teaching.
65 days in AprICU Training1) Training ICU doctors in using bedside ultrasound and echocardiography in diagnosis & management;
2) Training ICU doctors to become competent in the use of ventilators
1) ICU specialist;
2) ICU nurse;
3) Respiratory therapist. Need Mandarin for professional interaction and teaching
77 days in AprRehabilitation Therapy for Special Needs ChildrenTeaching parents of children with physical disabilities and children with Autism/ Mentally Challenged to do arts and crafts, play musical instruments, dance, life skills or other leisure and social game/activities.1) Music Therapist / Art Therapist / Psychologists / Special Education Teachers and volunteers who have worked and taught disabled children to develop leisure, social, self/life skills and pre-vocational skills.
2) 5 years related experience preferred.
86 days (including travel) in MayCataract SurgeryTo train local eye doctor in diagnosis and surgical treatment of cataract.Ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses with experience in eye surgery
95 days in May Hospital Management Training1) Increasing the quality of nursing management services
2) To promote new nursing programmes in the hospital.
1) Experience in Hospital Nursing Management;
2) Able to communicate and teach in Mandarin.
105 days in MayRehabilitation Training on Cerebral Palsy ChildrenTo provide training (conductive education) to Rehabilitation assistants & children with Cerebral palsyPhysio Therapists / Occupational therapists
112 weeks in May or JunHospital & Village Nurse TrainingTo provide training for hospital and village nursesExperienced nurses
125 days in May, Sep and DecMedical Training1) Conducting foundational medical training for young doctors & nurses (general medical topics; history-taking & physical examination; critical thinking);
2) train 4-5 of these young doctors to become future trainers
Doctors and nurses with minimum 3 years experience and a heart for teaching. Sufficient Mandarin for professional interaction and teaching.
135-7 days in Jun and SepAssessment Team for Special Needs ChildrenTo conduct a 2-3 days seminar of Occupational Therapy and Physio Therapy training in Rehabilitation Centre.
The goal is to set a multi-professional assessment team for special need children.
1) Occupational Therapist, Physio Therapist, Speech Therapist, Psychiatrist, Paediatrician, Case Manager (social worker or special education teacher)
2) 3 years related experiences in multi-professional assessment team
3) Mandarin speaking
145 days in JunICU TrainingTo help rural hospital in setting up a new ICU department through training and expert support1) ICU specialist;
2) ICU nurse; minimum 5 years specialist experience; need to be able to teach in Mandarin.
155 days in JulHaemodialysis Training1) Training Haemodialysis doctors to enhance medical skills on Haemodialysis.
2) Training Haemodialysis nurses to enhance nurse-patient communication on Haemodialysis.
1) Haemodialysis doctor,
2) Haemodialysis nurse,
3) Social worker / counsellor who involves in patient support group; Need Mandarin for professional interaction and teaching.
166 days in SepMedical Training for Rural County HospitalTo explore collaboration with hospital in buidling its capacity. To provide specialty training in area of expertise (e.g. gynaecology, orthopeadics, echocardiography)Medical doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
175 days in SepNICU Training1) Training anaesthetic emergency management, particularly in paediatric anaesthesia;
2) Training in reducing perinatal mortality by facilitating communication between obstetric and paediatric department, training in NRP of strategic personnel
1) Paediatric anaesthetist;
2) Paediatrician with NICU experience (minimum 3-4 years); 3) experienced NICU nurse (minimum 5 years);
4) Obstetrician. Need to be able to teach in Mandarin.
186 days in SepNICU and Obstetric TrainingClinical exchanges in NICU and obstetric departmentNeonatologist, obstetrictian, NICU nurse
195 days in SepPaediatric TrainingNeonatal specialists to give talks & clinical exchange with paediatrician & NICU doctor.1) Paediatric doctor, Neonatal doctor,
2) NICU nurse; Need Mandarin for professional interaction and teaching.
205 days in SepRehabilitation Training for Cerebral Palsy Patients' FamilyProvide rehabilitation services for Cerebral Palsy kids at the Rehabilitation centre:
1) To share and update the knowledge of the Cerebral Palsy management in a hospital setting.
2) To train workers in caring Cerebral Palsy kids;
3) To teach Cerebral Palsy Patients' families about their family care at home.
Rehabilitation Physicians with 3-year experience / Physio Therapists with 2-year experience / Occupational Therapists with 2-year experience / Special Education teacher with 2-year experience; Able to communicate and read in Mandarin.

217 days in OctCleft lip-palate SurgeryProvide cleft lip-palate surgeries to eligible patientsPlastic surgeon, anaesthetist, Occupational Therapist; ward nurse.
226 days in OctEye Doctor TrainingTo train local eye doctor in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of cataract.Doctors with related experience.
2312 days in OctPost-op ActivitiesProvide post-op activities for surgery patientsChildren workers, teachers and nurse (Team player and confident to interact independently with children and parents).
2416 days in NovRehabilitation Training on Cerebral Palsy ChildrenTrain Rehabilitation assistants and children with cerebral palsy (conductive education).Physio Therapists / occupational therapists
255 days in DecDental TrainingDental exchangeDentists

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