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Overseas volunteer work- Yes or No?

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by ClinicalM ClinicalM (New Member) New Member

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I have recently been thinking about committing to working overseas but I don't know where to start or whether my skills have any value in a developing context. I have eight years of general experience and would be interested in any suggestions or stories of challenging assignments.

I would be very interested in the positive versus the realistic negatives of this kind of work?

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joannep specializes in Community, Renal, OR.

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Hi,

I have a friend who regularly goes to Vietnam on volunteer work with other members of the group. She visits various hospitals, orphanages, and clinics, she has built up a huge number of contacts over there and just loves it.

Some big ones are Australian Vietnams Veterans Reconstruction Group, Project Vietnam Australia, and this is just the beginning.

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