Dear student, do you like to travel? Would you like to provide medical care to people with neglected diseases? Do you want to graduate as an internationally oriented doctor with a background in tropical diseases? Sign up for the Sudan Tropical Exchange Project (STEP)!
With STEP, MedSIN Sudan, IFMSA-NL, SISM-Italy, IFMSA-Sweden and IFMSA-Spain want to provide enthusiastic medical students with the opportunity to get educated on tropical diseases and clinical syndromes not normally found in their home country. Since medicine is becoming more and more internationally oriented and tropical diseases are spreading fast under the influence of tourism, migration and conflict related issues it is important for medical students worldwide to be able to learn more on this topic.

The program will exist of a scientific program, a social program and a five day medical mission. During the first part of the internship students will expand their knowledge on the (patho)physiology and management of certain tropical diseases endemic in Sudan and other parts of Africa. During the medical mission international and Sudanese students will work together learning through live clinical cases in the field while providing free medical consultations, lab investigations and medication.

The project will take place from the 1st till the 31st of August 2016. The optional post-STEP tour is from the 1st till the 6th of September 2016.

What: An unique opportunity to learn about tropical diseases and
discover a new culture.

Where:  Sudan, University of Khartoum

When: 1 -31 August 2016 post-STEP-tour: 1-6 September 2016

Costs: 600 euro (incl. accommodation, meal, scientific and social program, medical mission and registration fee) post-STEP tour: 60 euro.

Application: Check out our website

Deadline: 10th of May 2016

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We look forward to receiving your applications!

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