Placement Areas

Placement Areas
Placement Areas

Youth Network for Health (YONEFOH): This is a programme that deals with youth and sexuality. The volunteers together with staff in this program work with youths in schools and give educative talks on sex and sexuality. They also do voluntary counseling and testing of HIV. The program also carries out workshops and seminars in schools and youth groups as well as conducts group counseling on HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

General Medical Laboratory: All laboratory tests except HIV tests are done here. Here, volunteers are not allowed to work on patients but learn how to carry out specimens and properly process them for examination. They also learn how to register incoming hospital cards and results of patients.

Care and Treatment Laboratory: This laboratory is found in the Care and Treatment Center of People Living with HIV/AIDS. Volunteers here learn how to do laboratory tests for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Extended Forum of Care: This programme is involved with contact-tracing the partners of HIV positive clients who have not known their HIV status and encouraging them to do their HIV test. This programme also deals with a lot of data entry and keeping of records. Volunteers assist in data entry and go to the field with staff for contact tracing/partner notification.

Socio Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SEEPD): Volunteers work mostly with disabilities groups. Here they are involved in community outreach visits, sensitization, advocacy, rehabilitation and education in special schools (schools for the deaf and blind), Social Inclusion- understanding group dynamics, research on disabilities issues, etc.

Antenatal Clinic: The volunteers work with pregnant women throughout the pregnancy period, carry out infant welfare clinics, educate couples on family planning, etc.

Baptist Comprehensive College, Nkwen: Here, the volunteers teach German, sport, computer science and any other subject of interest.

Ward experience with doctors and nurses: Volunteers observe and learn basics in nursing, assist nurses to carry out some tasks like taking of vital signs, making up beds, etc.

Outpatient Department: Volunteers assist in taking vital signs, weight, etc, and direct patients where to consult.

Technical Services Department: Wood Work, Building Construction, Mechanic, Plumbing, etc.            

Physiotherapy department, etc.