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Dhaka Hospital, ICDDR,B became a refuge for the neediest in Bangladesh, offering treatment that would otherwise be beyond their means. In addition to treating those immediately in need of care, the hospital also provides the research opportunities and information scientists need to battle enteric diseases on a larger scale. It is an urban hospital with140,000 inpatients per year.
Electives - offer electives for final year medical students. Special focus of hospital include HIV, diarrhorea, repiratory, Nutrition and ICU.
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Lamb hospital is a Christian 150-bed hospital in a rural area which focuses on serving the poor and underprivileged, especially women and children. Has a special interest in Medicine, paeds and obs/gynea department, the latter is the biggest.
Offer electives for medical students which will include ward work and assisting in theatre. Apply through Interserve
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Offers medical electives via the Butterfly Children's Hospice.
Asha works in the urban slums of Delhi and covering over 50 slum colonies and catering to a population of about 400,000 people. Asha has a comprehensive health programme specifically focusing expectant mothers, new borns, children under 5 years. They also have reproductive health programmes for men and women, programme to screen and treat the TB patients, screening of specific health problems of the elderly and the like.
Electives in India, New Delhi (different slum centres)
Asha Kiran hospital is a 45 bedded facility manned by doctors mainly from south India who feel called to spread the love of Christ by their work amongst the poorest of the poor of India. It incorporates ICU, Surgical facilities for maxillo-facial, ophthalmology & general surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and gynaecology, General medicine and Dentistry.
Electives - Offers medical student elective placements involving mainly ward and outpatient work, with opportunities to assist with minor procedures and on labour ward. The language barrier creates some restrictions in the amount of hands-on clinical work students can do.
Bethany Medical Centre is situated in the Anaikatty hills on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, and cares for about 150 villages with a with a large population of socially deprived tribal people. Due to the specialist services in Cardiology, General Surgery, and Maternity departments, they are a referral centre for patients from nearby cities.
Electives - Offer elective placements involving participation in all clinical activities and community health programs.
Catherine Booth is a 300-bed general hospital including special departments in medicine, surgery, paediatrics, ophthalmology, obstetrics, orthopaedics. There is an associated nurses' training school and community health department. Nearby there are Salvation Army vocational training centres for physically handicapped.
Electives - Offers medical elective opportunities via Salvation Army
Danish mission hospital is a rural Christian Mission Hospital serving the poor in deep interior Tamilnadu of South India. An ideal hospital to get the real experience in Tropical Medicine.
Electives - Offers medical elective opportunities via INMED
Emmanuel Hospital Association (EHA) is the largest non-government provider of health care in India, with a network of 20 hospitals and 30 community-based health & development projects located in 14 states of North and Noth East India. EHA's comprehensive health services integrate essential clinical services with primary health care and community-level engagement in order to address the health priorities of the poor and marginalized people.
Electives in various different hospitals in North India. List on website.
Evangeline Booth hospital is a Salvation Army 70 bed hospital with a focus on maternal child health and an emerging community health outreach process.
Electives - Offers medical elective opportunities via Salvation Army.
Herbertpur Christian Hospital is a 100-bedded hospital situated in Doon Valley at the foothills of Himalayas. It was founded in 1936 by Dr. Geoffrey Lehman and his wife Monica to serve the hill-tribe people. On 1973 the hospital was handed over to EHA. It is now a training and teaching hospital offering training in Reproductive & Child Health care, Surgical Technology, and DNB training in Rural Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Family Medicine. It is committed to serve people and communities by providing affordable health care regardless of race, caste, creed or religion, with primary emphasis on the poor and marginalized.
Electives - Offers medical elective opportunitiess via EHA.
The Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed, has been working among the rural poor and marginalized for over 37 years. By partnering with village communities and expanding upon local knowledge and resources the project aims to effectively meet the immediate and long term needs of these groups, especially women. With values of compassion, justice, respect and trust, CRHP works to empower people, families and communities, regardless of caste, race or religion, through integrated efforts in health and development.
LANDOUR community hospital serves the deprived village communities living in the mountains of Mussoorie, Dehradun District. The hill people are very poor and live at a subsistence level with a high infant mortality and maternal mortality rates, compounded by malnutrition and tuberculosis. The hospital offers acute obstetrics and surgical care supplemented with orthopedic and trauma care.
Christian Medical College Ludhiana Society, on behalf of the Church, seeks to contribute to the health needs of India by training primarily Christian Medical, Dental, Nursing and other health professional students and by providing holistic health services to the community and the nation, with people of the Christian faith serving in Christ's name alongside with those of other faiths, who identify with these aims and goals.
St. Thomas Charitable Trust is a registered public charitable trust promoted by St. Thomas Jacobite Syrian Church, Chennai, India. The trust carries out a 3 three fold ministry. 1. St. Thomas Home for the Aged Destitute [Shanthi Bhavan] 2. St. Marys Mission Hospital [Healing Ministry] 3. Educational aid to students. [H.B Mar Baselious Poulose II Endowment Fund]
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The Christian Medical College Vellore occupies a prominent place among medical institutions in India (and in the world) as a 2,000-bed multi-campus complex that is a vital, diverse, inter-denominational community. CMC Vellore affirms a shared commitment to healing of the total person in the spirit of Christ and the pursuit of professional excellence in the care of those who are disadvantaged, disabled, and marginalized.
Electives - offers medical elective pragramme for students including classes and clinics and taking part in other academic activities. Students and faculty come from all over India and a number of other countries.
Green Pastures Hospital was founded in 1957 as a part of the mission activities of the International Nepal Fellowship. Over the years it has developed a reputation for the highest standard of care for leprosy sufferers. Today in addition to the care and rehabilitation of leprosy sufferers Green Pastures specializes in the care and rehabilitation of patients suffering from spinal cord injuries.
Electives - Students can choose 2 areas of focus out of Paeds, Maternity, Surgical, Medical and ER. Also via INF.
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United Mission Hospital Tansen has 313 Nepali Employees (including trainees) and 8 mission appointees from six different countries, who work mostly as senior doctors in a teaching role, or in other support roles. The staff are grouped under the major divisions, Nursing, Medical, Administration, and the two newer divisions of community Health and Pastoral Care.
Via BMS world mission or Interserve.
Bach Christian hospital is a 60 bed hospital with a large out-patient clinic. It is in a semi-rural location, caring for a wide variety of patients with a focus on Obstetric and General Surgical care.
Kunhar Christian hospital is situated in the mountains of Nortern Pakistan. It provides medical care for a remote population, with a focus on maternity care.
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The United Christian Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan is the primary medical institution run by Christians in Lahore for persons of any faith or socio-economic background.
Kapuna Hospital is hidden deep in the jungle swamps of Papua New Guinea. Clinging tenaciously to the banks of the crocodile-infested Wame River, a tributary of the mighty Purari River, Kapuna is the only hospital within paddling distance for 30,000 PNG locals. Kikori Hospital is located on the southwest peninsula of Papua New Guinea (PNG), near the capital city of Port Moresby. The region is marked by tropical forest, and the hospital is on the banks of the Purari River.
Hospital has special focus on community health worker training and community iprovement which the student can participate in as well in a range of other areas.
Nazarene Hospital is one facet of health services provided through Nazarene Health Ministries, the others being the Community Based Health Care Program and Nazarene College of Nursing. The Hospital provides a full range of services, including:100 inpatient beds, Surgery, Pediatric, Ob/Gyn, and Medical Services, 24 hour Emergency Department, Laboratory and Xray, Pharmacy, Primary Health Service, including STD, TB, leprosy programs.
Opportunities for final year students to participate in a wide range of areas, including TB, congenital clubfoot and cervical cancer.
Rumginae hospital is a rural hospital with 60 beds which is part of the Evangelical Church of Papua New Guinea’s health service. Supports about 15 smaller clinics. Trains community health workers on a 2 year programme based at Rumginae. Acts as a referral hospital for the clinics in the bush. Provides emergency and inpatient care.
Placements of 6 weeks minimum, students can participate in ward rounds, clinics, assisting in theatre as well as opportunities to visit mobile clinics, immunisation visits as well as teaching and spiritual ministry. Apply via UFM Worldwide.
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The New Tribes Mission Medical Clinic is a small outpatient clinic in the Highlands of PNG. We treat local villagers and ex-pats. We have a full functioning lab, pharmacy, physical therapy and x-ray. We are staffed with Western trained doctors and nurses. We have 2 beds in our emergency room and 3 other routine exam rooms.
Students will have the opportunity to carry out evaluations and procedures as available.
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Helena Goldie Hospital (HGH) is a rural, second level care hospital with 68 beds, serving a population of over 26,000 within Zone 3 of Western Province, Solomon Islands. HGH works closely with Western Provincial Health Services and with the Ministry of Health of Solomon Islands Government.
Students can participate in a variety of activities such as ward rounds, community outreach and assisting in theatre
The Kwai River Christian Hospital (KRCH) is located in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand and is a public health and community service center serving a mountainous rural area along Thailand's border with Myanmar (also called Burma) since 1960. In addition to providing critical medical care for thousands of people who would otherwise have none, this facility also serves as an important research facility for AFRIMS (Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science). Focusing on tropical diseases, the research on infectious diseases performed here is of worldwide significance.
Final year students can assist with ward rounds and participate in TB clinics. Exposure to TB, malaria, AIDS.
Mae Tao Clinic has grown to a large complex of simple buildings that provide a wide variety of health services to different groups of people. Today, it serves a target population of approximately 150,000 on the Thai-Burma border. MTC also promotes general health through partnerships with other community-based organisations.
Opportunities for final year students to get involved with health service, medical training and child protection.