A lack of resources means your placement in Takoradi will teach you the art of adapting to a fast-paced environment, stretching both your existing knowledge and capacity. You'll also have the choice to work across a range of departments, like NICU, orthopaedics, emergency and OBG. You’ll soon find Ghana a paradise for every type of visitor, with jungle canopy walks, national parks, and magnificent waterfalls in the Volta region. Read what our students think below!

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Alex Ward

Newcastle University 2010

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

It is best to start your placement with no pre judgements. You have to remember that you're still a student and you need to build a rapport with the staff before you can dive in and do what you want on the wards.

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David Holmes

Queen's University Belfast 2011

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

Regardless of what stage you're at in your studies, whether first year or final year, don't hesitate to arrange a placement abroad. You'll apply what you know already and learn a lot more in the process.

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Edward Moseley

Keele University 2012

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

I rotated around the general medical, paediatric and accident & emergency departments. This gave me the opportunity to see diseases that you seldom see, or have only ever heard about.

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