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Peace Corps Volunteer Manual Handbook | 2011

Peace Corps Volunteer Manual Handbook | 2011

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Peace Corps Vol Manual D/C VH11

This is a peace corps worker manual, although peace corps caveats countries vary as excusing manual for workers/volunteers.
Peace Corps Vol Manual D/C VH11

This is a peace corps worker manual, although peace corps caveats countries vary as excusing manual for workers/volunteers.

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Published by: Accessible Journal Media Peace Corps Docs on Aug 25, 2013
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05/23/2014

Pregnancy is a health condition that is treated in the same manner as any
other Volunteer health conditions requiring medical attention, but may

also have programmatic ramifcations. The Peace Corps medical ofcer,
in consultation with the Ofce of Medical Services, is responsible for

determining the medical risk and availability of appropriate medical care
if the Volunteer remains in-country. The CD is responsible for making a
programmatic and administrative determination whether the pregnant

Volunteer can continue to serve efectively. Given the circumstances

under which Volunteers live and work in Peace Corps countries, it is rare

Volunteer Handbook • Volunteer Life and Conduct

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that the Peace Corps medical and programmatic standards for continued
service can be met, and the majority of Volunteers who become pregnant
are medically separated from service.

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