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Bangladesh

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Dhaka Hospital, ICDDR,B
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.

LAMB Hospital
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

Dr. Ruth Lennox
Medical Director
PO Parbatipur
DT Dinajpur
5250
Bangladesh
Robyn Edwards
Short-term Coordinator
Lamb Hospital
Parbatipur
Dinajpur 5250
Bangladesh

Cambodia

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Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center is are a non-profit Christian medical center proclaiming the love of Christ to the people of Cambodia through excellent healthcare and training.
For any medical professionals interested in working there, they can contact one of their partnering mission organizations: Interserve, OMF International and World Team.

India

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Asha works in the urban slums of Delhi and covering over 71 slum colonies and catering to a population of about 500,000 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)

Phil Leighton
Friends of Asha
Friends of Asha
'Woodlands'
34 knoll Road
Sidcup
Kent
DA14 4QU
Ayesha Seymour
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.

Bangalore Baptist Hospital is a tertiary level Christian Mission hospital with all major specialties serving a population in great need. They have a large community presence in North Bangalore and with a heavy focus on primary care and education


Opportunities include assisting in theatre, plastic surgery, shadowing during outpatient consultations and community outreach at Baptist Hospital

Derick Mendonca
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. Email: eirwen_pallant@salvationarmy.org

Electives - Offers medical elective opportunities via Salvation Army

The Administrator
Enquiries
Catherine Booth Hospital
Nagercoil 629 001
Kanyakumari District
Tamil Nadu
India
fax: C/o The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters 00 91462 577152
The Administrator
Electives
Catherine Booth Hospital
Nagercoil 629 001
Kanyakumari District
Tamil Nadu
India
fax: c/o The Salvation Army Territorial HQ 00 91462 577152
This is a 107 year old mission Hospital founded by the Wesleyan Missionaries from UK. It has grown to a 300 bed multispecialty hospital serving 85,000 outpatients and 15,000 inpatients each year. It has four operating theatres where challenging cases referred from hospitals in and around Mysore are taken up. We receive every patient irrespective of caste, color, creed or disease. There are training programmes for nurses, anesthesic technician course. We run a post graduate training programme in general medicine, general surgery, OBG, paediatrics and anesthesia

Electives – Students join in ward rounds and OPD, observe in theatre and go on community outreach visits. There are opportunities for nursing and therapy students as well

Dr SC Karat (Director)
CSI Holdsworth Memorial Hospital
Mandi Mohalla
Mysore - 570 001
Karnataka
India
tel: 0821 4007000-1
fax: 0091 821 2565607
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

Raju Asirvadam
Chief Executive Officer
Santhapetai Tirukoilur
Villupuram Dist
605757
Tamilnadu
India
Raju Asirvadam
Chief Executive Officer
Santhapetai Tirukoilur
Villupuram Dist- 605757
Tamilnadu
India
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.

Central Office
808/92
Deepali Building
Neru Place
NEW DELHI
110019
India
tel: +91 11 643 2055/6461487
fax: +91 11 646 1487
Evangeline Booth hospital is a Salvation Army 70 bed hospital with a focus on maternal child health and an emerging community health outreach process. Email: eirwen_pallant@salvationarmy.org

Electives - Offers medical elective opportunities via Salvation Army.

The Administrator
Enquiries
Evangeline Booth Hospital
Nidubrolu
Guntur District 522 123
AP
India
fax: C/o The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters - 00 914 713 16258
The Administrator
Electives
Evangeline Booth Hospital
Nidubrolu
Guntur District 522 123
A.P
India
fax: C/o The Salvation Army territoiral HQ
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. Email: herbertpur@eha-health.org

Electives - Offers medical elective opportunitiess via EHA.

P.O. Herbertpur, District Dehradun
Uttaranchal 248142
India
tel: +91-1360-250260
Dr Jeff Leman
Coordinator for Medical Electives at HCH
Herbertpur Christian Hospital
PO Herbertpur
Distt: Dehradun, Uttaranchal 248142
India
tel: +91-1360-250260
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.
CRHP Jamkhed
At. Post Tal. Jamkhed
Dist. Ahmednagar
Maharashtra - 413 201
India
tel: +91 2421 221 322
fax: +91 2421 222 892
Kate Landuyt
European Elective Students
India
tel: 0031 77 3772403
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.
Dr Sam Thomas
Medical Superintendant
Landour Community Hospital
Musoorie - 248 179
Disst. Dehradun, Uttaranchal
India
tel: +91 0135 2632541
Emmanuel Hospital Association Main Office
808/92, Nehru Place New Delhi - 110019
India
tel: +91-11-26432055
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.
c/o Friends of Ludhiana
Enquiries
Westerlands
Clayton Road
Ditchling
Sussex
BN6 8UY
tel: +44 (0) 1273 843370
Christian Medical College & Hospital
Administration
Brown Road
Ludhiana 141.008
Punjab
India
tel: 91 (0) 161 2643171
fax: 91 (0) 161 2600816
Sakra World Hospital is a tertiary hospital with 350 beds. It serves as a major referral centre for complex conditions needing multi-disciplinary surgical input. It is located in Bangalore serving a population of 8-9 million people.

Opportunities include assisting in theatre, plastic surgery, shadowing during outpatient consultations and community outreach at Baptist Hospital

Derick Mendonca
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]
K.M Thomas
Chief Co Ordinator
St Mary's Mission Hospital
No. 1 Hospital Road
Nallur Kootu Road
NH-5 Sholavaram
Chennai
600 067

Nepal

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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.

Catherine Robinson
The Cottage
22 Weoley Park Road
Selly Oak
Birmingham
B29 6QU
tel: 0121 4722425
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.


Pakistan

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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. Email: bachdoc@teamfamily.org

Via INMED

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.

Via ReachAcross

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.
Administration Department
GULBERG - III
LAHORE
Pakistan
tel: 5763573

Papua New Guinea

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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.

Gulf Christian Service
c/o Kapuna Hospital
Free Mail Bag
Baimuru
Gulf Province
Papua New Guinea
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.

P.O. Box 456
Mount Hagen
W.H.P
Papua New Guinea
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.

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.


Solomon Islands

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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


Taiwan

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The Mennonite Christian Hospital stands in the city of Hualien, Taiwan, bordered on the east by the Pacific Ocean and on the west by the Central Mountain Range.

Over the past half-century, with the rising and setting of the sun, and the ebb and flow of the tide, the staff of MCH, past and present, have striven wholeheartedly to raise the standard of healthcare. Medical care has been merged with evangelism in pursuit of the people's health and dignity through holistic healing.


Thailand

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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.

Scott Murray, MD
Kwai River Christian Hospital
Sangklaburi
Kanchanaburi 71240
Thailand
tel: +6634 688 001
fax: +6634 688 003
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.

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