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An Experience of a Lifetime

Arusha: Gateway to Natural Wonders and Regional Hub

Nestled beneath the majestic Mt. Meru on the eastern edge of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha stands as a picturesque town with a rich agricultural landscape. Surrounded by expansive vegetable and flower farms, the town enjoys a delightful climate throughout the year. Explore the heart of the city at Clock Tower, a central point in Africa, or embark on a journey to the captivating Meru waterfall nestled amidst scenic coffee farms.

Hub of Regional Significance and Natural Marvels

Arusha emerges as a vital regional and government hub, hosting the East African Community Secretariat, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights. Its strategic location is complemented by Kilimanjaro International Airport, positioning Arusha as the gateway to Northern Tanzania's tourism circuit. From the iconic Mt. Kilimanjaro to the vast Serengeti National Park and the breathtaking Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha serves as the starting point for unforgettable adventures in the midst of East Africa's natural wonders.

Immersive Healthcare Exposure

Embark on a comprehensive healthcare placement at different Hospitals, offering pre-health students an enriching and hands-on elective experience. This program provides an intensive shadowing opportunity with mentorship across various popular specialties, including Emergency, General Medicine, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Surgery, and a dedicated Dental unit for those pursuing dental electives. The experience promises a deep dive into the intricacies of healthcare, fostering practical skills and knowledge for aspiring healthcare professionals.

Arusha Highlights

Arusha, nestled below the grandeur of Mt. Meru, offers a canvas of natural splendor and cultural richness. Discover the symbolic Clock Tower at the city's center, marking a unique central point in Africa, and embark on a day excursion to the enchanting Meru waterfall, hidden amidst the beauty of coffee farms.

As a hub of regional significance, Arusha hosts the East African Community Secretariat, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights. With Kilimanjaro International Airport as its gateway, Arusha opens the doors to Northern Tanzania's tourism circuit, leading to the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, the vast Serengeti National Park, and the wonders of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Drew Hulse Kansas, United States

“Elective Abroad is a highly educative program for all medical students. If you have special interests in fields like Obstetrics/gyn, general surgery, and tropical medicine, this is a very good program. The experience I had in Mombasa has been memorable, and I highly recommend ElectiveAbroad to anyone considering applying.”

Ida W. Bjorntvedt Oslo, Norway

“I want to say I think it is a fantastic program... I did the senior program so what I wanted out of an African elective program was plenty of hands-on experience and the opportunity to see tropical/unusual diseases we would not see in the UK. And I got both of these. Coast is a brilliant hospital to be placed at. It probably helps that it is a teaching hospital, so many Kenyan students were there too, but it means you get taught by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and relevant staff.”

Michelle Carey Leigh-on-Sea



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