"I can trace so much of where I am today back to my elective experience in Tanzania."Read more
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.
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Navin travelled to Nepal in 2016 where he spent 6 weeks. He is now a Registrar in Emergency Medicine at Leicester Royal Infirmary. We caught up with Navin in early 2023 to reflect on his overseas medical elective.Read more
"My trip to Sri Lanka contributed massively to helping me get to where I am today. The experience broadened my horizons and helped me get a different perspective."Read more
"I learnt so many skills and had experiences I wouldn’t have had if I had stayed in the UK"Read more
"We taught some of the dads how to do back massages to help with the pain. You could sense that they were terrified to even be near the women because it’s not a cultural norm."Read more