Lutindi Mental Hospital
At Lutindi Mental Hospital you can do your healthcare internship in the middle of the breathtaking scenery of the Usambara mountains in northern Tanzania. Gain valuable work experience in mental health while supporting one of the leading psychiatric hospitals in Tanzania and improving your intercultural skills. At Lutindi you will gain insight into psychiatric care in the context of scarce resources and a different cultural understanding and approach, which will challenge you both professionally and personally. Internships are possible for students of psychology, social work, medicine, nursing and occupational therapy.
Do your healthcare elective or internship by assisting in a public hospital on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean! On Pemba island you can do your healthcare elective or internship if you are a studying medicine, midwifery, nursing, physiotherapy or psychiatry. Immerse yourself in a different culture while gaining valuable work experience and exploring the less known island off the coast of Tanzania.
*Doing a healthcare placement in Pemba is a cheaper and less touristic alternative to its neighbour island Zanzibar.
Mount Meru Hospital
At Mount Meru Hospital you can do your healthcare elective or internship and experience how healthcare is provided in a busy public referral hospital in one of the bigger cities in Tanzania. You will support local staff in managing the large patient numbers despite scarce resources while gaining valuable work (and life) experience.
Elective placements and internships are possible for students of medicine, nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy. The location of Arusha means that you will have the opportunity to explore the Tanzanian culture from one of the biggest cities in the northern region, which is also known as the safari capital of the country.
At Marangu district hospital you can do your healthcare elective or internship while surrounded by tropical rainforest at the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro. If you are a student of medicine, nursing or obstetrics you can gain valuable work experience while supporting a local hospital serving a rural population of around 300,000 people.
St. Joseph Hospital
At St. Joseph Hospital you can do your healthcare elective or internship in the beautiful Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. While gaining valuable work experience you will also support local staff in their provision of healthcare to the community, as well as develop your intercultural skills. Electives and internships are possible for students of medicine, nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy. Pre-medical, pre-nursing and pre-midwifery internships are also possible!