Program Details

Our medical program itinerary will take you to rural hospital at St.Joseph Mission hospital in Migori,which is located in western part of Kenya,then to the famous Maasai Mara National Game Reserve for 3days-2 nights & Bamburi Beach in Mombasa for 3days st
Location:
Nairobi, Kenya
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Health
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 1 year

Program Overview

Program Description:
Medics To Africa offers medical programs to rural Kenya in Suna Migori which is about 50 kilometres from the famous Masai Mara National Game Reserve in Kenya. Students on arrival will spend one night in Nairobi and then proceed to the Masai Mara National Park for 3 days enroute to the hospital in Migori. Students will rotate in the following different specialities at the hospital – clinical medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, emergency medicine and critical care, general and orthopedic surgery, E.N.T, ophthalmology and radiology. You will be taken for ward rounds in a manner that helps you to attain real life exposure and integrating theoretical knowledge. You will follow the supervising doctors and consultants to enable you draw and understanding of diverse aspects relating to cared of patients such as relevant history taking in various body systems, physical examination, relevant laboratory investigations and their interpretation, arriving at pertinent diagnosis and appropriate treatment measures. Several procedures in the clinical medicine and pediatric rotations may be viewed, including administrations of various injections, lumbar punctures, insertion of intravenous cannulae, nasogastric intubation, lymph node biopsies, etc. You may observe in various general and orthopedic surgeries. Within obstetric and gynecology department, you will be allowed to view various procedures, which may include normal deliveries, caesarean sections, tubal ligations and several others. Programs start at eight in the morning till one in the afternoon. A lunch break of one hour is observed till two in the afternoon when the Students''s resume their duties at the hospital. After the program at the rural Hospital, Medics To Africa will organise a three day holiday in the coastal City of Mombasa to experience the beautifull, sunny beach life. The student will be hosted by Medics To Africa staff before departing back to Nairobi.

Our medical program itinerary will take you to rural hospital at St.Joseph Mission hospital in Migori,which is located in western part of Kenya,then to the famous Maasai Mara National Game Reserve for 3days-2 nights & Bamburi Beach in Mombasa for 3days stay.

An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into Africa and Kenyan culture. -The enormous satisfaction of learning,helping and knowing that you have made a difference. -New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development. -An entry on your Resume or CV that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market. -And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
Setting Description:
At the Bamburi Beach where the students are hosted at the end of their medical program,there are endless sights and activities which you can engage in during your last days in Mombasa.Some of those popular activities in Mombasa include the following: 1.BOAT RIDING- taking a relaxing boat ride out to the coral reef to feed the fish or taking a day excursion to swim with the Funzi dolphins.Besides,there is always an endless list of water sports such as jet-skiing, scuba diving, kite surfing,and banana boating which canalso be be enjoyed. 2.Beach Camel Riding- Out on the beach are a number of Boranas and Samburu (Kenya tribesmen) who hire out camels for a ride on the sandy beach for a small fee. This gives a feeling of traversing a desert with exception of plenty of salty water and cool air caressing you skin while you are at it. A camel ride is an experience not to be missed while on the beach. 3.Visit To Mombasa Marine Park- The Mombasa Marine National Park provides a stunning sele

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