Elective Africa

Get a Structured and Customized Healthcare Elective/ Pre-Health Shadowing Internship in Africa

Elective Africa gives you the opportunity to get a meaningful hospital work experience in Africa. We have established elaborate partnerships with hospitals where you will be placed in for quality placements. Through guided mentorship and supervision we ensure that students get a clear understanding of the role of the doctors and other professionals in healthcare delivery as well as gather hands-on experience in the various clinical procedures. You will not only experience a differentiated hospital setting but also get to learn how much is done by the healthcare professionals amidst limited resources.



A healthcare elective/Pre-Health Shadowing with Elective Africa is a unique opportunity for you to experience delivery of health services in Kenya and Tanzania. Working under the supervision of healthcare professions, this program will;
  • Expand your understanding of global health and global perspective in healthcare delivery
  • Gain experience into what  a healthcare career entails through observational learning under mentorship & supervision
  • Get exposure to a new culture and hence build on your cultural competence
  • Get exposure to new systems with new diseases and different treatment methods
  • These programs are available all year round and you can choose from a variety of clinical sites available ranging from urban, rural to coastal placements. 
Once on the program, you will have 24-hour on-ground support plus daily monitoring of your hospital experience. 
Our accommodations are in safe private apartments where you will get to meet like-minded students from different parts of the world. You will also have a chance to participate in various activities like volunteering, going for excursions and safari during your free time.
To get a glimpse of what it is like to come on a program with us, here are some experiences from past participants - https://bit.ly/2KzhHXi
Our team of placement advisors will be happy to guide you through your planning for your dream trip. Feel free to submit your inquiry on our website.

Duration / Dates

2 Weeks - 12 Weeks

Costs / Pay

$500 - $3,500

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