After years of hitting the books, countless hours of listening to lectures and burning the midnight oil for exams and other academic requirements it’s time for you to wear a new hat as a healthcare practitioner. But before anything else you need to complete an internship and the choice is yours whether to take it abroad or in your home country.
There are countless factors that will dissuade you to set foot in a foreign soil. Every question that enters your mind will be answered when Global Electives Port brings you to Philippines or Kenya. You’ll be exposed to real life stories that you only read in printed materials or through the internet.
Experience life in the other side of the globe and you will know that these tales are myths. The landscape was painted black when in fact you’ll enjoy every moment of your stay. Meet people of a diverse culture and get compensated with a smile for your gift of cure. Have a fun time exploring scenic spots, bask in beaches or dive in the crystal blue waters teeming with marine life. Indulge in local food that will fill your hungry tummy.
Give us the opportunity to make your golden dream become a reality, sign up to our electives aborad program.
PHILIPPINES – CAPIZ
Capiz is known as the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” and is the 15th most frequently visited place. Its capital city is Roxas. It is home to the famous coral-stone Santa Monica Church in the town of Pan-ay that has the largest bell in Asia. Made up of 70 sacks of gold and silver it weighs over 10 metric tons and measures 7 feet in diameter and 5 feet in height. Interaction with residents pose no problem, they speak English aside from Tagalog, Capiznon and Hiliganyon. Are you feeling homesick? Call your love ones any time, share your experiences to keep them informed. Internet is available and so with cable and regular television channels. Listen to your favourite tunes through the radio. Guaranteed, you’ll never run out of exciting activities to do during days-off.
KENYA – MOMBASA
Mombasa City is the capital of Mombasa County and is the second largest city in Kenya. Swahili and English are spoken by the 939,000 hospitable residents.
It is located in the Eastern coastline of Kenya which made it a popular destination spot for beaches teeming with marine life and world-class hotels. Water activities await beach lovers. Scuba dive and feast your eyes on the stunning seascape. Or just enjoy blasé moments by the shore surrounded by tropical vegetation.
SRI LANKA – COLOMBO
Overseas medical students who wish to purse their formal studies in Medicine / Nursing are welcome to engage in hospital based clinical work in order to get acquainted with common medical problems encountered in this part of the world. Sri Lanka being a South Asian tropical island , is susceptible to some unique medical problems that overseas students may not be exposed to in their medical career.
The program has been arranged with greater flexibility on weekly basis throughout the year . This is a general medical roster program which will cover different departments / units including followings but not limited to :
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