Pro Bono Remote Medical Consultants to support telemedicine service in Guinea, Africa


The Non-profit Partner is a small (but growing) team of volunteers building a telehealth services across Guinea, West Africa. Their main aim is to establish the first tech-forward network of Guinea doctors and nurses providing teleconsultations and home-care visits to save time, money, and lives. Thus they need help to provide telemedicine-focused basic outpatient care via Internet-based remote access (WhatsApp video and voice) to their small but growing social impact venture.

VJD-No.: VJD187
Type: Knowledge Transfer (Probono)
Online Project: Yes
Location: Remote
Minimum Stay: 12 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 1-2
Project focus: Health, Medical Care
SDG: 03 Good Health and Well-Being

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  • Collaborate with our local doctors and nurses to provide teleconsultations and virtual home care visits to examine patients and determine diagnoses.
  • Prescribe exams and review results to ascertain the nature and the extent of illnesses.
  • Collaborate with local doctors to prescribe medications in accordance with the medications available in Guinea’s local market.
  • Help maintain patient records on our database.
  • Accurately document details of consultations and the steps taken to help the patients.
  • Collaborate with local doctors and nurses to educate patients on the benefits of primary care.


  • Medical training and professional background acquired in North America or Europe
  • Good command in French and/or English

What services are included

- Pre-departure support and discounted services
- 24-hour emergency phone
- Airport pick-up & drop-off
(unless otherwise stated)
- Long term experienced staff
- Safe and basic accommodations
(sometimes shared)
- All meals
(unless otherwise stated in field manuals)
- Welcome and introduction meeting
- Orientation on teaching methods and techniques, language, culture and religion (if applicable)
- Location orientation
- Complete immersion in the local culture
- 24-hour in-country support
- Volunteer certificate

What services are not included

- Flights
- Visa costs
- Vaccination costs
- Medical and travel insurance
(can be arrange for 1,35 Euro per day)
- Extra local excursions
- International and domestic airport taxes
- Personal Equipment

Estimated Cost

Cost for the 1st week:


Cost for the following weeks:

Euro per week

Visit our FAQ page for financial help.

We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).

In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!


First Contact

Please contact us by phone, email or apply free of charge and without any obligation here as an individual and here as a company.

Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?

In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.


All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.

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