While on placement in Takoradi, you'll have the chance to assist with live births as well as engage with expectant mothers in pre and postnatal care. In our partner hospital, you'll see birthing complications and surgeries, where in the clinics, natural births are more common. For cultural reasons, you may also see women giving birth in total silence - fascinating cultural tradition. Your time off can be spent swimming in the Volta region's waterfalls, tracking wild animals in Mole Game Park, and more. Read what our students think of this midwifery elective below! 

Kirstie Newbrook


Amy New

Staffordshire University 2021

Midwifery, Ghana Takoradi

"I had no idea that by spending two weeks in a Ghanaian hospital how much my confidence would grow in relation to midwifery, and me as a person too."

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