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Medical student elective

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A busy obstetric and gynaecological centre with paediatric inpatient care for neonates and infants, and outpatient care for under 5?s, this 100-bed hospital gives government-recognised midwifery training to young women from the Christian community. There are opportunities for medical, midwifery and nursing students at the hospital to observe and participate in all functions of a physician commensurate with abilities. Observership available in obstetrics, gynaecology and neonatal paediatrics, midwifery and paediatric nursing. Also opportunity for hands-on involvement. Only female medical students are accepted due to the nature of the hospital. Junior Doctors with a few years' experience, particularly in paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology, would be particularly useful. Students should be sensitive to cultural constraints and willing to fit in with expat and national staff.
Initially Posted: 09/04/2012
Last Updated: 10/24/2018

(this opportunity is not scheduled for a specific date)