Health through Walls

Health through Walls is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist developing countries in implementing sustainable improvements to health services within their penitentiaries. A primary focus of the effort is the identification, prevention, and management of infectious disease, especially HIV and tuberculosis.

The assistance of volunteer doctors, nurses, technicians, and others is needed.


FaithCare is a nonprofit organization that brings health, hope, and healing, to and through the health care community, providing transforming love locally and internationally.

Medical volunteers are needed.

Bethel’s Global Reach

Bethel’s Global Reach is a Christian nonprofit organization that provides medical, dental, and humanitarian aide to communities all over the world, with the help of a team of volunteers.

Go Volunteer Africa

Go Volunteer Africa is a nonprofit organization providing programs and services in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda.  Go Volunteer Africa is a matchmaker with a dual role of providing the solutions for both the volunteers and the not-for-profit organizations in Africa.

Becky’s Foundation

Becky’s Foundation is a Ghanaian non-profit organization that operates an orphanage, a school, and a soccer academy. Volunteers help to support grassroots projects in health care, education, special needs, and community development.

Healing the Children Arizona

Healing the Children Arizona is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping children from all over the world find life-saving medical treatment in Arizona, throughout the Southwest United States, and abroad.

Volunteer healthcare providers provide medical and surgical treatments to the children the organization brings to Arizona and the Southwest. Specialized teams of doctors, nurse educators, and other specialists volunteer abroad to work with local staff and help provide advanced training. Additionally, surgical teams volunteer to provide onsite surgeries and medical care in developing countries.

Rural Community Development Program

Rural Community Development Program is a non-profit, philanthropic organization which encourages international volunteers to contribute in sustainable community development that benefits the underprivileged and extremely poor.

Healthcare volunteering opportunities are available in Cambodia, India, Nepal, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru.

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps is a private, non-sectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life through provision of medical services and health education.

Volunteer medical professionals—physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, and medical technologists—are needed in many areas within Taiwan and internationally.

Canada Africa Community Health Alliance

The Canada Africa Community Health Alliance is a registered Canadian charitable organization that seeks to improve the health of rural communities through partnerships to facilitate programs and initiatives for disease prevention, treatment, care, support, and education to the most vulnerable in Bénin, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Surgeons, family doctors, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, gynaecologists, pediatricians, dentists, ophthalmologists, and other healthcare professionals are welcome to volunteer.

Pamoja International Voluntary Services

Pamoja International Voluntary Services (PIVS) is a nonprofit NGO which organizes international work camps in various parts of Kenya where volunteers come together and work on a common project towards a common objective for the benefit of local population. PIVS also organizes medium term volunteer programs for volunteers who seek to sharpen their skills or do research while at the same time helping local communities in the area of their training/interests.

Billy’s Malawi Project

Billy’s Malawi Project, a non-governmental organization, was set up by Mags Riordan in memory of her son who tragically drowned in Lake Malawi in 1999. Billy had visited the small African country on several occasions and had grown to love the country, its people, and the village of Cape MacClear. Mags wanted to identify a project to undertake in the village in Billy’s memory. She soon realised that a medical clinic in the village was not just necessary but essential. The clinic has existed for more than ten years and it provides much needed medical staff. The volunteer doctors are drawn from a wide variety of specialties.


TWOWEEKS is an UK-registered charity which enables people to volunteer on a short-term basis, for a minimum of two weeks. TWOWEEKS enables people with a variety of skills to relieve suffering through improved health care, education, and relief of social deprivation.

Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child

The Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child, a non-governmental, not for profit organization based in Cameroon, envisions a world in which all children realize their full potentials in society.

Qualified nurses, physiotherapists, and teachers specially trained in handling handicapped persons will be welcomed as volunteers at the rehabilitation centres for the handicapped. Volunteers with medical or nursing experiences are welcome to help in the orphanage’s infirmary. Doctors, HIV/AIDS counselors, medical and pre-medical students, medical researchers, and trained nurses may volunteer in hospital and local health centres.

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, a non-profit organization incorporated in Washington, D.C. and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, provides access to medical care for millions of underprivileged and medically underserved children around the world.

Volunteers from all walks of life, from college students to medical professionals, are welcome.

Masai Village Volunteers

Masai Village Volunteers, a project ran by MACCOP and passionate volunteers, aims to improve the living conditions Kenya and Tanzania’s Masai people whilst promoting the ultimate cultural exchange.
Qualified medical volunteers are sought to assist in their cause.

Smile Foundation

The Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assists children with any type of facial abnormality to receive free corrective plastic and reconstructive surgery within South Africa.

Heart of Mercy Orphanage

The Heart of Mercy Orphanage is a non-profit center in Kenya that provides for the basic needs of children who live on-site and offers support for more who can be integrated back into their local homes.

The Heart of Mercy Orphanage welcomes individuals to assist the orphanage in any way they feel led.

God’s Mercy Orphanage Centre

God’s Mercy Orphanage Centre, a community-based, non-profit organization, helps the vulnerable and all persons in need of support in Uganda’s Kisoro District, particularly orphans, vulnerable children, and women.

Virtual Doctors

Virtual Doctors, a Uk-based non profit organization, provides sophisticated yet easy to use telemedicine software and smartphones with internet access in order to enable health workers in rural Zambia to send electronic patient files to volunteer doctors for diagnosis and treatment advice, helping to save lives.

Generalists and specialists who are licensed to practice in Zambia or the UK are welcome to volunteer.

Association of Baptists for World Evangelism

The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, an independent mission agency based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has healthcare ministries throughout the world, which include full-service hospitals, mobile and itinerant medical clinics, crisis pregnancy centers, and community health evangelism teams.

Volunteer anesthesiologists, dentists, dental hygienists, hospital administrators, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, obstetricians and gynecologists, pediatricians, pharmacists, and physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and surgeons are needed.

Africa Inland Mission

Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is an evangelical Christian mission agency serving in over 20 African nations.

AIM’s medical ministries include mobile clinics providing basic medical care in isolated communities, large hospitals providing complex surgeries, longer-term care, education, and prevention.

Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery

The Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery, a nonprofit organization, was founded by a group of leading neurosurgeons in order to address the critical lack of trained neurosurgeons in developing countries.

Volunteer neurosurgeons and personnel teach their techniques to local neurosurgeons, set up neurosurgery residency programs, and provide critical assistance in the operating room.

Mmanze Centre for Rural Development and Training

The Mmanze Centre for Rural Development and Training is a community-based, Ugandan NGO engaged in empowering self-help projects and sustainable development programs in marginalized rural communities.

Volunteer healthcare workers are particularly sought.

Canadian Association of General Surgeons

The International Surgery Committee of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons was established to raise awareness among members of the surgical needs in developing countries and to facilitate the participation of interested members and organizations.

Surgeons OverSeas

Surgeons OverSeas, a New York-based nonprofit organization, is committed to saving lives in developing countries by improving surgical care. This is accomplished via three programmatic arms: direct interventions and missions, advocacy, and research.