High levels of sugar consumption in the average Filipino’s diet have played their part in an increase in hypertension and cardiac arrest cases - even in young people. While here you’ll no doubt engage with cases of the latter, and undertake a two-week programme in anaesthesiology should you want to. In your time off you’ll have chances to get ‘cooked alive’ in a Kawa hot bath or go whale-watching off Cebu's coast. Read what our students think below!



Rathin Gosavi

University of Melbourne 2015

Medical, The Philippines Iloilo

I became very comfortable with things like suturing and putting in tubes, in all sorts of places. If you’re more surgically inclined, the surgeons are very encouraging of participation. 

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