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Elective Reviews: Madagascar

Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly, 2011 - Hannah Wilson, medical elective

In summer 2011 I spent 6 weeks on my medical elective in Madagascar, and found it to be even better than I had imagined. I think that I went out expecting a real time of testing, but in fact it was a pleasure! I undertook a placement in the...

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Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly, 2004 - Christelle Evans, medical elective

For my elective I went to Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly (Good News Hospital) in Mandritsara, an isolated region in the North-East of Madagascar. It is a relatively small hospital (40 inpatient baeds approximately) but serves a wide area, many patients travelling for miles and miles to get there. I spent my...

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Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly, 2006 - Ros Howles, medical elective

How can mission hospitals share Christ whilst doing medical work? This was a key question I pondered in preparing to travel to Madagascar for my elective. My brief experience in UK hospitals made me feel somewhat daunted by the idea of a hospital so openly declaring Christ whilst treating patients,...

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Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly (HVM), Mandritsara, Madagascar, 2012 - Helen Robertson

Opened in 1996 in Mandritsara, a town of 30000 people, HVM is the chief healthcare provider for a radius of approximately 200km. We saw patients who walked, canoed or cycled for at least two days to get to the hospital, sometimes carried on a home-made stretcher by their relatives. The...

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Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly, Mandritsara, Madagascar, 2013 - Emma Criddle

Hopitaly Vaovao Mahafaly is one of two hospitals in the town, it has approximately 30 surgical beds, 30 medical beds, and 30 maternity beds. When I was there, there were 4 long-term and 2 short term (6 months) British doctors based there with 2 Malagasy doctors. They cover all specialities,...

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