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What's on the web? volunteer opportunities

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:0404173a
  1. Irina Haivas, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1University of Medicine, Iasi, Romania

When looking for a volunteer opportunity far from home, the web is one of the most helpful tools. There are many opportunities on the internet, and you get to specify all the details, from the type of work to the duration and location.

One of the most complete websites on volunteering is, hosted by the International Medical Volunteers Association. This site includes a specific area for students, containing an extensive list of organisations which offer volunteer positions. It also includes resources on international health, …

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