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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Lessons learned over the past two weeks will remain close to my heart for a long time.Read more
Wherever you go you'll always find a smile and a "Good Morning!" sang to you.Read more
One of the best parts about this trip on a social level is all the people you get to meet from all over the worldRead more
We sipped tea amongst endless plantations, got amazing views from Little Adam’s Peak in Ella, snorkelled and enjoyed the sunshine in TrincomaleeRead more
We stayed in a village, just over 100km west of Kathmandu, just over 2,000m altitude and about an hour from the Chinese border.Read more
The healthcare system is broadly the same as the NHS, which makes it easy to understand what is going on, however, the cultural differences are vast, making it an extraordinarily interesting experience.Read more
The lack of understanding but pure appreciation from the patients, even though we did very little for them, still astounds me. I even got to be the doctor for the week under supervision!Read more
Working in these hospitals made me simultaneously angry & passionate. Angry at the lack of resources & passionate about wanting to make a differenceRead more
I became very comfortable with things like suturing and putting in tubes, in all sorts of places. If you’re more surgically inclined, the surgeons are very encouraging of participation.Read more
Neurocysticercosis, tuberculosis, nephrotic syndrome, meningitis, hepatitis, intussusception, Hirschsprung’s disease and the list goes onRead more