MEDICAL ELECTIVE IN KENYA

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Program Description

A medical Elective with us is an opportunity for medical students and professionals to experience health delivery services in Kenya . As a medical student, you will be given a platform to connect with the healthcare practitioners that delivers healthcare services with limited medical resources.

Undertaking a medical elective in a developing country like Kenya allows you to see the medical field in a different perspective. Through mentorship and close supervision, you will be able to gather hands on experience in various clinical specialties as well as shadow the doctors delivering various medical services. This way you come out from the program well vast with diverse treatment procedures in tropical diseases such as Malaria and Typhoid as well as with improved medical skills and knowledge knowledge.
Apart from the medical rotations, you will also have an opportunity to take part in volunteer work like medical camps and medical missions trips for the benefit of the host community.
Our placement is available for 2 weeks but you can extend your stay to your desirable duration as may be advised by our team.

Highlights

we normally plan for a wildlife Safari to Masai Mara National Reserve in the middle of the program to help the student tour the beautiful country of Kenya and break the monotony of the hospital wards and theater rooms.

Qualifications

The applicant should be:
1. A medical/pre medical student
2. speaking english

Internship Types

Medicine

What`s Included

The whole package includes;
1.Hospital placements/rotations
2. Comfortable accommodation in secure neighborhoods
3.Transport to and from the hospital
4. 3 reasonable meals per day.
5. Swahili lessons
6. Tours and game safaris (exclusive of the charges)
7. Volunteer programs to give back to the local communities

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Program Locations

Mombasa, Kenya

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Program Details

Provider:
Trek-africa Elective
Location
  • Kenya: Mombasa
Language:
English
Term:
Throughout the year
Duration:
2-4 weeks
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
Cost:
From $ 1800 depending on duration
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