Getting to grips with tropical and infectious diseases like TB, malaria, HIV and influenza will be a large part of a medical elective in Cambodia. Our partner hospital’s extensive range of departments include Emergency, OBG, Orthopaedics, and more - all of which you can choose to rotate through. In your time off, discover Southeast Asian culture at its most intoxicating. Think decaying temples left to the clutches of the jungle, buzzing city nightlife, traditional food vendors lining the streets, and tropical islands off the coast. Read what our students think below!
"I scrubbed into surgical theatre and assisted in a hernia mesh replacement surgery."Read more
"I observed many obstetric and gynaecological cases and witnessed the differences in healthcare approaches compared to Australia."Read more
"Throughout the week I witnessed 7 births, one being a breech birth and another a c-section."Read more
"Local staff banded together to deliver the best possible care to their patients."Read more
There were no epidurals, and limited anaesthesia during labour.Read more
"Put yourself forward, build relationships with your supervisors and you will get so much more out of your placement. "Read more
"I encountered a lot of interesting cases that were at much more advanced stages than I’ve seen in Australia. Patients wouldn’t even know they were sick until things became quite severe".Read more