Clothes party success! Written by Jenny Gough

by Work the World

At the moment I am planning my elective placement to Dar es salaam as part of my Midwifery course. I am so excited to have this amazing opportunity but nervous that I now have less than six months to fund the trip!

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The Weekly Question – how do you feel about safety and security on placement?

by Work the World

Very often students and their parents (ok, more often the parents!) contact us with concerns about safety and security in the countries we work in. We know that venturing to lands unknown can be daunting and often you just don’t know what to expect. That’s why we’re here to give you all the info, advice and guidance you need before you set off and while you’re away!

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Fundraising for Ghana, by Megan Mancinotti

by Work the World

With only two and a half months left until my nursing elective in Takoradi, Ghana, I have been brainstorming different ideas to raise money for medical supplies. I have come up with three different ways that will hopefully be a success!

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Why should I do my elective placement abroad?

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Kaitlin is an American student completing her Masters of Physiotherapy degree in Scotland. She will be doing her six-week elective placement in Sri Lanka followed by a tour of Southeast Asia before returning home to America to write her exams. In this blog Kaitlin tells us why she is choosing to do her elective placement overseas.

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