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There are a number of big city hospitals that offer placements for foreign medical students who wish to pursue an elective/ volunteer placement in India. This portal however, focuses on placements with community based organisations where the opportunity to see [[community health]] work in action is greater.
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==Community health internships==
  
== Projects in India that offer internships / electives ==
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* The [[Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action]] has a history of working with young people interested in community health. Both it's Bangalore based unit, [[Community Health Cell]] and it's Bhopal based unit [[Centre for Public Health and Equity]] offer a 9 month paid internship in community health for those interested.
This is a rather incomplete list at present and we hope to expands it in the coming months.
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'''Tamil Nadu'''
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==Medical elective placements for foreign students==
* [[The Banyan]], Chennai
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* [[Tribal Health Initiative]], Sittilingi
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* [[ACCORD]], Gudalur
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* [[Christian Medical College, Vellore]]
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'''Karnataka'''
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There are a number of big city hospitals that offer placements for foreign medical students who wish to pursue an elective/ volunteer placement in India. This website however, hopes to focus on placements with community based organisations where the opportunity to see [[community health]] work in action is greater. Visiting [[Portal: Community health projects]] and [[:Category: Community based organisations | Category: Community based organisations]] for details of organisations profiled on this site.
* [[Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra]], B.R. Hills
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* Ashwini Hospital, [[Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement]], H.D. Kotte
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'''Maharashtra'''
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=== Organisations that facilitate foreign student electives in India ===
* [[SEARCH]], Gadchiroli
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* [[Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed]]
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'''Gujarat'''
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* [[SANCHETNA]], Ahmedabad
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* [[SEWA]], Ahmedabad
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== Organisations that facilitate foreign student electives in India ==
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* [http://www.medicalstudentelectives.org/ Medical Student Electives] - The Medical Student Electives (MSE) programme of the UK based Charities Advisory Trust offers medical students  elective placements at [[ASHWINI]] in Gudalur, Tamil Nadu and [[SYVM]] in H.D. Kotte, Karnataka.
 
* [http://www.medicalstudentelectives.org/ Medical Student Electives] - The Medical Student Electives (MSE) programme of the UK based Charities Advisory Trust offers medical students  elective placements at [[ASHWINI]] in Gudalur, Tamil Nadu and [[SYVM]] in H.D. Kotte, Karnataka.
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* [http://83.223.104.6/~medicsaw/index.php/travel/elective/india MedicsAway] - Medics Away is a UK based organisation that arranges medical elective placements mostly in Kerala.
 
* [http://83.223.104.6/~medicsaw/index.php/travel/elective/india MedicsAway] - Medics Away is a UK based organisation that arranges medical elective placements mostly in Kerala.
 
  
 
== Preparation for your internship / elective ==
 
== Preparation for your internship / elective ==

Revision as of 05:31, 15 January 2010

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Community health internships

Medical elective placements for foreign students

There are a number of big city hospitals that offer placements for foreign medical students who wish to pursue an elective/ volunteer placement in India. This website however, hopes to focus on placements with community based organisations where the opportunity to see community health work in action is greater. Visiting Portal: Community health projects and Category: Community based organisations for details of organisations profiled on this site.

Organisations that facilitate foreign student electives in India

  • Medical Student Electives - The Medical Student Electives (MSE) programme of the UK based Charities Advisory Trust offers medical students elective placements at ASHWINI in Gudalur, Tamil Nadu and SYVM in H.D. Kotte, Karnataka.
  • Projects Abroad - Projects Abroad is a UK based organisation that arranges volunteer placements mostly around the Madurai area in Tamil Nadu.
  • MedicsAway - Medics Away is a UK based organisation that arranges medical elective placements mostly in Kerala.

Preparation for your internship / elective

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