2-12 week immersion in 3 healthcare settings in Elmina, Ghana. The program is suitable for all pre-health undergraduates, medical students and volunteer healthcare professionals. Opportunities for community service outside of healthcare environments also exist.Immersion is with local health care providers in primary care and public health.
Offers a holistic experience in learning medical Spanish while having fun in our small school's, cozy, extended-family environment.
We also offer, for those who are interested, volunteer opportunities in various social programs and after School Activities to places of interest, which are ideal ways to learn and practice your Spanish in real-life situations.
Are you a medical student or a medical professional seeking to undertake your medical elective overseas to a developing country? Or a pre –health student with interest to undertake a clinical shadowing rotation to a developing country as a way to boost your resume and determine whether healthcare is your field?
Elective Africa’s well-structured electives and pre-health clinical shadowing rotations are tailor-made to speak to your desire to undertake your overseas internships, medical volunteer or medical elective abroad.
The healthcare electives are open to students and professionals in medicine, nursing, midwifery, dental, physician assistant and those in public health training. The overseas elective to Africa allows one to experience a health system different from what they are accustomed to. You will be placed in a hospital of choice in a rural, urban/coastal setting across various destinations. You will interact with phased out infections such as Malaria and learns on how they are diagnosed and treated. You will also understand how the medical professionals deliver the much needed health services with limited resources. Unique to these placements is the mentorship and supervision at the hospital. You will have a doctor who acts as a go to person while at the hospital.
The clinical shadowing internships for the pre-health students allow for hands off medical experience in hospital set up in our partner hospitals. You can choose on a variety of departments to shadow in which include obstetrics & gynecology, Accidents & emergency, pediatrics & child health, internal medicine among other. You will be attached to a healthcare professional with vast knowledge on the healthcare system to shadow in their daily routine and learn through observation for a minimum of 25 hours a week.
Paid, Part-Time. See first-hand hundreds of patient/doctor interactions and experience what providers do daily at hospitals and clinics. Become a Medical Scribe today!
Pre-Med Mentors - Summer Youth Programshttp://www.envisionexperience.com/our-story/job-opportunities/seasonal-employment
Beyond the Biological Basis of Disease is a 3-week course for health profession students on social medicine in Haiti (taught in French). More info: equalhealth.org/socialmedicine
Esengo Global LLC is a social enterprise based in Virginia. The company's offering spans from public health consulting services including staff training, social campaigns to also focusing on sending teams of volunteers, and supplies overseas.
Our Esengo Global Volunteer Program is set to address the issue of health structure and resource deficiencies in developing countries. Ultimately, we believe that providing assistance can take every shapes and forms.
Family Health International (FHI) works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through biomedical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, training and information programs. They work in partnership with universities, ministries of health, non-governmental organizations and faith-based organizations, conducting ongoing projects in the U.S. and more than 60 developing countries.
Family medicine, community health, preventive medicine, and research