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Rural Family Medicine in Tanzania

General Project Information
Type of Project: 
Clinical
Date of Experience: 
2012-04-09 - 2012-05-06
Project Description: 

Seeing patients independently and with the help of a local medical student to translate (including history taking, physical exams and ordering investigations and prescriptions under supervision), presenting cases to my supervisor, minor interventions such as suturing superficial wounds, dressing changes, etc., teaching local high school students on various topics

Location

Arusha
Tanzania
Student Experience
First Name: 
N/A
Last Name: 
For more information contact the Undergraduate Teaching Coordinator in the Department of Family Medicine
Description of Student Experience: 

An excellent rotation for those students interested in exposure to Global Health!

Organization Information
Name of Organization: 
Meru District Hospital - organized through Work the World
Description of Site: 
Not provided
Main Language Spoken: 
Swahili, English
Other information
Program Cost: 
$75/week
Housing Details: 
Student House - capacity of 32