From bustling wards to smaller clinics, a medical elective in Pokhara offers a broad scope of clinical experiences. In our partner institutions you’ll come into contact with skin infections, typhoid, rheumatic fever, and HIV – all of which will challenge your existing knowledge and skills. When it’s time to relax, journey through forests on elephant safari or paddle across the glassy waters of Phewa Lake. Read what our students think below!

The Best Monica Kao OBGYN, Manipal Hospital


Nathan Kendall

James Cook University 2020

Medical, Nepal Pokhara

"I did my placement in the ER of a teaching hospital. I thoroughly enjoyed the placement and gained an appreciation for how lucky I am to have access to Australian healthcare"

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Alice Terrett

University of Adelaide 2017

Medical, Nepal Pokhara

"To those considering a placement with Work the World – do it! It was one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my final year of medical school, but most definitely worth it"

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