Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children around the world? Here’s your chance! Our OVI Children’s Hospital offers you an immersive pediatric health experience in Kenya. You’ll learn, grow, and gain invaluable experience for your career in child health.
Our local medical team is passionate about helping you learn and grow as a practitioner or student interested in global child health. With our program, you can repeat a weekly 50 hour certificate experience up to 12 weeks/600 hours at our hospital in Migori Kenya.
At OVI, we know health takes much more than medicine. Our program is open to a variety of practitioners and students who are looking for global child health experience. We've included a few examples below!
Pre-Health & Health Science Students
Child Life Specialist
Holistic/Ayurvedic Medicine Doctors
Yoga & Meditation Practitioners
Psychologists /MentalHealth Therapists
Program Track Options
The three track options for this program are medical, wellness, and custom clinical rotation placements or internships. The medical track focuses specifically on global medicine topics and patient care experiences. The wellness track is a holistic experience focusing on all the non-medical aspects of patient care at our facility. Custom clinical rotation placements or internships are available on a case by case basis depending on your program requirements and staff availability.
Investment & Inclusions
10 Hours of Daily Pediatric Clinical Experience and Staff Mentorship at the OVI Children’s Hospital in Migori Kenya
One 50-Hour Certificate for Each Week (M-F) of Participation
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the hospital campus.
Program Rate: $995/week or OVI Fellow Rate $795/week
What's not Included:
In order to keep our mission wholly focused on the vulnerable patients under our care and to allow travelers flexibility of spending, we do not offer flights, airport transportation, on-site housing, or other travel concierge services.
Upon registration, we will provide you with a list of trusted private drivers, domestic transportation services, partnering hotels and guest houses (starting as low as $15/night) as well as suggested safari tours and cultural excursions to guide your travel planning.