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Benefits of surgical overseas volunteering
Dr Thomas Schaefer, an orthopaedic surgeon in Western Australia discusses volunteering overseas.
Volunteering overseas is a goal for many doctors. While it’s not for the faint hearted it’s also incredibly rewarding, as Dr Thomas Schaefer, an orthopaedic surgeon in Western Australia explains. Making a difference to in-need communities like those in Gaza, is what humanitarian work is all about for Dr Schaefer. He lets us into his journey from Switzerland to working in WA and volunteering overseas when and where he’s needed.