World Health Day: 5 Projects You Can Go On This Summer

World Health Day: 5 Projects You Can Go On This Summer

Today marks World Health Day of 2017! Fight for increased access to health in honor of World Health Day by registering for one of the projects that promotes Sustainable Development Goal # 3,  ‘Health and Well Being’.

1. Greece | Greek Antirheumatic Organization (ELEANA)


Want to contribute to world health, but don’t have the medical skills? There’s always a way to contribute! Promote health & well-being in Greece by helping ELEANA update and upgrade their website on arthritis-rheumatism. Accommodations are covered for this project, which starts on May 11th.

‍2. India | Indian Cancer Society

Is research your thing? Use your skills in india to increase awareness about cancer! “Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.” – Jim Valvano. Helping people who are suffering from cancer is one of the most fulfilling things you can do. You can participate in this project at any point in the year!

‍3. India  | Project Genesis


Caring for our youth is the most impactful and long-term way to support Health and Well-Being in our world! Work with Project Genesis to create awareness about basic ethics, health and hygiene among children with special needs. Housing is provided!

‍4. Colombia  | Popayán - Cauca, Colombia


Work in an elderly home for six weeks on a different focus project each week! Perfect if you’d like to learn about how to deal with different aspects of health or if you like to change projects often! Apply soon-- the opportunity starts mid-July!

‍5. India  | Project Healthcare: Genesis


Can you picture yourself in the medical field? No idea? Challenge yourself to break out of your comfort zone and go on this opportunity! You will intern at a healthcare centre to assess symptoms and assist in medical procedures. This exchange also gives you the opportunity to create posters, write articles for journals, and travel around India!

Tai McLaughlin

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