Gambia: Doctor

Jan 2020; May - Jun 2020; Sep 2020 | WEC International

Gambia - Sibanor

Trip #17690

Gambia: Doctor

Trip #17690

Gambia - Sibanor

WEC International Standards of Excellence in Short-term Mission

Location:

Gambia, Western Africa

Dates:

Jan 2020; May - Jun 2020; Sep 2020
Lasts 6 months to 3 years

Activities:

Medical/Healthcare, Service Projects & Helps, Technical/Professional Skills,

Cost:

** See Financial Information Below
Agency: WEC International
Location: Gambia, Western Africa
Dates: Jan 2020; May - Jun 2020; Sep 2020
Lasts 6 months to 3 years
Activities: Medical/Healthcare, Service Projects & Helps, Technical/Professional Skills
Cost: ** See Financial Information Below
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A short-term doctor would work alongside us, to enable the long-termers to complete language study and to take their leave.

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

We are looking for one or two more short-term doctors to join our team.The clinic provides primary health care services including antenatal, maternity, pediatric and adult medical care. There is a small ward and a specialist HIV clinic. The doctors share responsibility for the ward and care for all the patients out-of-hours. They are allocated to either the general outpatient clinic or the HIV clinic for routine clinic duties. The doctors are also responsible for teaching, maintaining clinical standards in the clinic and developing relationships with other healthcare providers in the Gambia. We are looking for a short-term doctor to work alongside us, to enable the long-termers to complete language study and to take their leave.
Our vision is to use the contact we have with patients to identify those who have an interest in the gospel or who would like us to pray with them as they seek God’s help and healing for their medical problems.

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Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

WEC has been in the Gambia since the 1950’s.
We work closely with the Gambian church and church members take opportunities to preach to patients, pray with them and show the Jesus film on the ward. There would be opportunities for a short-term doctor to develop relationships with our mostly Muslim staff and the young people in the village who speak good English and to be involved in discipleship activities within the church.

Additional Trip Information

Region:
Western Africa
Country:
Gambia
Participant Age:
College, Adult, Seniors
Eligible to Go:
Families, Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
Costs of WEC Trek trips are not fixed due to the flexibility we offer. Costs will depend on where you want to go, how long you want to stay and airfare costs.
Training debriefing
Pre-Field Training through activities and reading guided by a pre-field manual followed by orientation training at the WEC HQ near Philadelphia, PA. Debriefing immediately on return of the trip at the WEC HQ. If applying from a country other than the USA, please go to wectrek.org and find the sending country nearest you.
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Mission Trip Offered By WEC International

WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit www.wec-usa.org

WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months – 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check wectrek.org for the sending base in your country.

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