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Elective Reviews: Tanzania

Muheza District Hospital, 2006 - Anne-Marie Stone, medical elective

I went to Tanzania on my medical elective with a desire to make a difference. I was desperate to make an impact and save lives, and generally get the “feel good glow” of inputting into a third world country and making use of my medical knowledge. My time there taught...

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, 2006 - Richard Crane, medical elective

I am sat watching BBC's Sport Relief and finally, after six weeks of searching, I have found the inspiration to write this article. I have just seen footage from a hospital in East Africa, the sort of images shown so often on appeals such as this. Except this time, it...

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, 2006 - Charlotte Angel, medical elective

For my medical elective I went to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Tanzania, East Africa for 7 weeks. I spent most of the time in the paediatric department but also visited other departments to get a feel for medicine in general out there. I have decided to write this...

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, 2003 - Jon Warren, physiotherapy elective

Being one of the very few Tanzania hospitals where physiotherapy exists, the physiotherapists working there were inundated with referrals and visiting outpatients. You can imagine how 'in the way' we felt as we arrived in the department, hoping that the physiotherapists could oversee us whilst we were there. I worked...

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Haydom Hospital, 2010 - Kathleen Oliver, medical elective

Haydom is a rural village in the North of Tanzania, and rests at approximately 1800m above sea level. The village would probably not exist were it not for the hospital as the only work to be found in the village is either as hospital staff or in providing services for...

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, 2003 - Joanna Coles, physiotherapy elective

I chose to spend my four-week physiotherapy elective placement at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Northern Tanzania. KCMC is set in the foothills of the breath-taking Mt Kilimanjaro. It is one of the four largest hospitals in Tanzania with 450 beds and sees between 450 and 750 outpatients each day....

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