While on placement in Arequipa you will have the opportunity to work in an HIV centre and TB centre, which are exclusively run and maintained by local nurses. By working with your Peruvian counterparts, you’ll learn about how differences in culture and tradition affect the healthcare system. With vibrant markets spilling onto the city’s streets and Machu Picchu waiting to be discovered, you'll find there's no shortage of experiences to be had in Peru. Read what our students think below!
"My advice would be GO TO PERU and have the adventure of a lifetime like I did!"Read more
"Each medical case that I saw was as interesting as the next."Read more
Every medical student should experience healthcare in other countries in their carrier.Read more
I did a 3-day hike through the canyon. It was a tough but totally worth it.Read more
Here in Peru, the nurses and doctors are saving lives with what little they have.Read more
I learned to become more resourceful when there is a lack of resources.Read more
I was really overwhelmed with some of the procedures I observed because I knew that some would never happen back in my home country.Read more