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    Kivolex Volunteers: Medical Student Internship

    Kivolex Volunteers: Medical Student Internship


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: Tanzania
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Semester, Quarter, Other, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Entering Grade: PG, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Healthcare
    • Sub-Categories: Internships, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Medical student internships in Tanzania is program design specifically for international medical students. The number of international student doing a hospital internship abroad has increased tremendously during the recent years. This is because African and especially Tanzania is an ideal place to conduct medical internship in Tanzania. Tanzania provides wonderful leaning environment and experience for international students.

    What is expected of Medical Internship in Tanzania Program:

    • Preparing patients for examinations. This may include leading patients to examination rooms, taking and logging patient vital signs and medical histories, explaining procedures, and setting up equipment for the doctor’s arrival. Interns are also often responsible for cleaning and preparing examination rooms after a patient’s departure.
    • Laboratory tasks. In many cases, interns are required to collect and handle samples for pathological testing as well as assisting with injectable medications or patients.
    • Managing supplies. Interns are often trained and responsible for sorting and organizing laboratory materials, keeping examination rooms stocked, and inspecting the structure and integrity of medical implements

    Medical students will be strictly observing patient care and will have the opportunity to shadow the management of complex diseases that are not often found in the western world. Participants will gain experiential exposure to the differing healthcare delivery models found around the world, and will often be involved in medical clinics and humanitarian outreach programs.