Number of Patient Beds: 20 (One bed for patient and one bed for family)
Bed Occupancy Rate: 70%
Outpatients Seen Per/day: 40 +
Departments/Specialties: Laboratory, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT, and Pharmacy. Specialties: OB-GYN and Pediatrics.
Typical Cases: Prenatal, Hypertension, Diabetes, Pediatric Care
Types of Healthcare students: Coverage only for medical and nusring students. Other types of students would be on their own as to what they could bring to the hospital and community, but would be very welcome!
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Languages requirements/fluency: Fluency in English; some Spanish would be helpful
Other volunteer opportunities: Church programs, local schools/orphanages
Note: Maximum 2 students at a time. Prospective students should apply 1 year in advance of trip as limited spots fill up quickly.
Additional fees: No fee for laundry. Students bring laundry to the laundry room in the morning and pick up in the cafeteria at supper. This includes changing sheet Recommended months to visit: January, February, July , September, and November (contact for other dates)
Country/travel information and entry requirements: www.travel.state.gov/belize