Due to a distinct lack of resources, your medical elective placement in Takoradi will teach you to learn new skills and adapt to the fast-paced environment. You'll also have the choice of working across a whole range of departments including NICU, orthopaedics, emergency and OBG. Adventurers are sure to consider Ghana a paradise, with forest canopy walks, expansive national parks, and beautiful waterfalls in the Volta region. Read what our students think below!

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Maria Smith

Queen's University Belfast 2014

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

Ghana was a good choice for me as it is labelled as the ‘gateway to Africa’, and I wanted somewhere safe and friendly for my trip to the continent"

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