Our partner hospital in Kathmandu delivers an average of 100 babies per day, so you can be sure there'll never be a dull moment during your midwifery elective here. Alongside this, the hospital also offers other services such as labour wards, postnatal wards, post-op wards, and more. There's never a dull moment outside the hospital grounds either the majestic Himalayan mountain peaks lie just outside the city, as does the opportunity to go white water rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding, and more. Read what our students think below!
"The biggest difference in healthcare and Kathmandu was the lack of resources and equipment."Read more
"Doctors put almost every labouring woman on a drug that helps contractions."Read more
"In the first week, I experienced high risk care on the labour ward... Some things were shocking but I learnt so much".Read more
If you’re unsure, don’t be. Just do it — you won’t regret it.Read more
"The student midwives we worked with took us out to go sight-seeing".Read more
"With the large numbers of births in Nepal, you definitely get variation".Read more
Throughout our placement, we were privileged to work with doctors, nurses, student nurses and skilled birth attendantsRead more