On a pharmacy elective in Sri Lanka, you’ll experience the daily challenges faced by local professionals. As well as rotating through a number of different pharmacies, you’ll also help dispense drugs used for a range of cancers, coming to understand how specialists often improvise to combat the lack of resources they encounter. After placement, explore Anuradhapura’s ancient stupas, decaying temples, gilded palaces, and the odd monkey or two. Read what our students think below!
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