Welcome to the Work the World blog — here you'll find articles to help you make a more informed decision about your overseas healthcare placement. You'll learn about things like how a placement can boost your career, how you can spread the cost of your trip, the benefits of travelling overseas versus staying at home, why a Work the World placement presents such great value, and more.
Get stuck in below to find out what your once-in-a-lifetime Work the World trip has in store.
It's tough deciding what to do and where to go for your elective placement. The sheer number of options can be overwhelming. We've laid out the benefits of an elective at home vs. an elective overseas to help make the decision that little bit easier.Read more
Part III in our series of fundraising guides has landed. This week we dig into the best ways to find yourself a corporate sponsor to help you pay for your elective. From finding the right company to drafting a letter, we explain the process, start to finish.Read more
Learn about Sri Lanka's 7000 year-old medicinal traditions in this week's post. A far cry from its Western counterpart, Ayurvedic medicine uses ingredients sourced from the natural world to ail sicknesses and promote a general sense of wellbeing. Continue reading to find out more!Read more
Pashupatinath temple is a huge structure that looms over the banks of the Bagmati river, which ultimately joins the holy river Ganges. Hindu cremation ceremonies take place here on an industrial scale. Visitors are invited to observe the rituals which might seem a little strange, but to Hindus death is an important part of the journey of life.Read more