|Clinical Placements (Medical and Healthcare)|
|Every Extra Week||$250||$250||$250||$150||$350||$150|
|Additional Daily Rate for Program Participants||$40||$40||$40||$35||$50||$35|
|Country Split Fee % Discount off the 2nd Lower Priced Location **||10%||10%||10%||10%||10%||10%|
|Safari 3 days and 2 nights||$508||$508||$458||$508||$655||-|
|Safari 4 days and 3 nights||-||-||-||-||$875||-|
|Non Clinical Placements (Gap Breaks & Volunteer Trips)|
|Every Extra Week||$150||$150||-||$150||$300||$150|
|Additional Daily Rate for Program Participants||$40||$40||-||$35||$50||$35|
|Safari 3 days and 2 nights||$508||$508||-||$508||$655||-|
|Safari 4 days and 3 nights||-||-||-||-||$875||-|
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From the moment you contact us we will assign you a staff member to work with you as you consider which elective placement or volunteer trip best suits your needs. We will be in contact with you to understand your clinical rotation needs and university requirements. This will enable us determine the placement that meets your specific requirements.
Our healthcare placements are accompanied with a supervisor who will be your go to person at the hospital, the placements are safe and structured to ensure you get value for your time at the institution. Supervisors include doctors, nurses, midwives e.t.c whose details we share with our participants to answer specific questions that may arise.
This also transcends to our volunteer projects whose staff assists us in giving your application careful placement consideration. This includes helping you answer questions from your placement coordinators in your respective schools, filling in the required forms and helping you get a feel of the place where you will spend your rotation.
We are flexible with our placements and can place you at any time of the year.
Regardless of the time of day or night when you arrive, one of our representatives will be there to pick you up. Depending on time and airport of arrival, you will either be taken directly to one of our accommodation locations or you may spend a night and then begin the trip to our location the next morning. Please note we have 2 locations that do not fall within the airport transfer areas, Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha Tanzania and Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu city Kenya.
Please ensure you send us a copy of your flight details to ensure accurate and prompt pick up and drop off.
Once you are settled into your new temporary home, we will host an orientation for you or your group to get you familiar with your new environment. We will also introduce you to you your assigned mentor and orientation day ends up with a group welcome dinner that will be attended by some of the people you will be working and interacting with during your placement.
Our accommodation is a house setting with shared rooms. Depending on the houses, the rooms are spacious and are shared typically between 2 to 4 people.
It is designed to provide an atmosphere of sharing, interaction and socializing, while also providing adequate room for personal time and space. The interactive and social environment enables you to spend time with people of similar interests, to get to meet new people, and just a great place to unwind after a long day of hard work.
We take security seriously, hence our houses are located in very secure neighborhoods and we have security staff all round the clock.
We provide two cooked meals, lunch and dinner including a fresh and hearty breakfast which will have milk, cereals, fruits and eggs for breakfast. Feel free to make what you like, including cold cuts for sandwiches for those who want to stay longer at the placement institution. Most participants prefer to have their lunch outside!
We provide constant supply of safe drinking water. Our experienced staff consider special dietary needs of our paricipants.
Immediately you sign up the coordinator for your location will contact you. This will be to brief you on all that you need to prepare for. Our staff are based in your placement location of placement so know about your location to help you organise your trip.
Once you are at your placement, you have round the clock support which includes our coordinators and housekeepers. They will provide you with an orientation of the town, shopping areas, ATM machines. The coordinators always accompany our participants on their first day of placement. Included in our support network is not just logistical support, you also get a mentor or superisor during your placement among the other students on rotation.
A split healthcare placement can be between 2 different hospitals in the same country but different locations or 2 different countries which will allow you to see healthcare delivery in different settings. Minimum split elective placement is 2 weeks.
Participant will incur the following extra costs:
Please request us at firstname.lastname@example.org for split placement prices and further details on how to organise one at email@example.com
Our standard safaris include the park fees:
We have other safari itineraries listed on http://electiveafrica.com/safari
For Kilimanjaro climb please visit http://electiveafrica.com/safaris/kilimanjaro
We will help you out with the visa process whenever required. This includes providing any letters required for visa processing, advice on local airlines to book your connecting flights.
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