With opportunities to work in departments like ICU, O&G, and General Surgery in our Sri Lankan partner hospital, you'll see varied cases such as dengue fever, typhoid, and severe traffic injuries while on placement. This exciting and invaluable experience will stretch your existing knowledge and give you enormous insight into healthcare in the developing world. Anuradhapura is also home to more than 50 Buddhist shrines and temples, making for both an intellectual and spiritual journey. Read what our students think below!
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"One case that stuck with me was that of a ten-year-old boy with renal failure..."Read more
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"The Ayurvedic Week was an experience unlike any available anywhere. This alone more than justified my choice of Sri Lanka for a placement."Read more
"I had the best 3 weeks of my life, and I cannot wait to do it all over again."Read more
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"All of the doctors I saw were amazing, and on a number of occasions I was blown away by their resourcefulness, as well as the fortitude of the patients."Read more
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