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University of Otago
I had always wanted to travel to Africa for my elective and the program in Mombasa well exceeded all of my expectations. The Elective Africa staff welcomed me with open arms and have been supportive throughout and the accommodation and meals have been excellent. As part of the program I was fortunate to visit and help out at the local schools, it was rewarding and eye opening to spend time with these underprivileged children. At the hospital I saw many illnesses that I would rarely or never see see back home and was impressed at how healthcare was delivered despite ...
Memorial University of Newfoundland
TestmonialMy experience as a pre-dental student was amazing.In the hospital,I was able to witness a variety of procedures and have a hands-on opportunity to participate and learn new skills.The doctors were very welcoming and friendly-always willing to answer my questions.I appreciated that they would try to take me out of my comfort zone in order to get the most of the experience,but at the same time they were understanding and sensitive in the fact that everything was new to me and I had not had any previous experience. The food prepared for me was amazing-I certainly did not go hungry.The accomodations ...
University of Portland
TestmonialMy experience with Elective Africa was overwhelmingly positive.The residence that we lived in exceeded my expectations and everything from the hospital to the safari was very well organised. Our Coordinator was always available at a moment's notice to take care of any issues we may have and was always willing to take us into the city or set up any important trips that we wanted to go on. Overall,I thought that Elective Africa did a good job taking an experience that I thought would be filled with logistical issues and uncertainity and making it very smooth and easy to deal with.
Brigham Young University
My Edifying Experience with Elective Africa
This is a great program, and I would recommend it to anyone looking to broaden their horizons, expand their worldviews, and experience new cultures, all while contributing to the community through volunteer work…I stayed in Mombasa for 7 ½ weeks, and experienced beautiful sunny weather, warm sandy beaches, and very friendly people.
University of Cumbria
An experience I will never forget!I have just arrived back from my trip to Tanzania where I worked at Mt. Meru Regional Hospital, in the Casualty department. Before I arrived in Tanzania I had no idea what to expect and I felt very anxious as the time grew nearer. I need not have been so anxious because my time in Africa was fantastic. The staff who organise Elective Africa were fantastic, we had drivers to take us to our placements and show us around Tanzania and our drivers and course leader made us feel like one of the family. If we needed anything they went ...
A&M School College of Medicine
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
University of Arizona
Medical Internships Abroad
An Incredible Learning Experience
My four weeks at Mt.Meru Regional Hospital OBS&GYN Department have been an incredible learning experience.The doctors and staff have been welcoming and willing to teach.The department is extremely busy and there lots of opportunities for hands on including deliveries. Where Elective Africa really shines is with their program Coordinators. Our Coordinator in Arusha has been outstanding. He has gone above and beyond to make our experience here unforgettable. I would recommend EA to any Senior Medical Student looking to do an elective abroad.
Beth & Emily
Our testmonialWe just finished our 5 weeks with Elective Africa. Of those, 4 weeks were in Obs & Gynae at Mt Meru, Arusha, where we were able to muck in with everything from deliveries, patient assessments and restocking supplies, to impromptu swahili lessons. The staff took their time to make sure we were not out of our depth but also stood back and guided us later on in our placement. You will see amazing things and witness the resourcefulness of a hospital with limited funding and equipment. Our time in Arusha was a really fun month, the town is easy to ...
Colorado State University
Elective Africa is a leading organizer of educational and Expedition travel programs to Africa. Our mission is to provide unique experiential learning trips with a global perspective.
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