Medical Internships


Kenya has a high incidence of tuberculosis as well as food-water borne diseases, including bacterial and proforoal diarrhea Schistosomiasis and hepatitis. Nakuru County is prone to vector borne diseases. The critical intervention is the development of safe and effective vaccines for the three greatest microbial killers: HV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis among other diseases.

The internship will seek to examine actors and processes in community based health interventions in care and prevention of infectious diseases. In particular, to integrate significant clinical problems of international health complications with a domesticated approach in a more unified analytical framework. It therefore addresses issues of development in care and prevention of infectious diseases. The overall goal of the internship program is to build international cultural integration and to promote healthy nations in the face of millennium development goals and the Kenyan government vision 2030, which seeks to reach out to marginalized communities to access equitable health care, also to participate and share skills with the Nakuru County Level 6 hospital and rural health centers towards adoptable best clinical practices

Overval objecture of medical internship Services and WorkCamp Africa Volunteers joint objectives with students/interns are as follows:

1. To explore with students a variety of ways of analyzing world issues through an examination of notable events and processes in recent world history and an understanding of key theoretical issues relevant to the medical discipline.

2. To enhance MEDICAL STUDENTS capabilities to apply their knowledge and analysis of international health challenges in both a verbal and practical within the Kenyan context, especially in face of infectious diseases

3. To demonstrate knowledge of the assumptions, methods of study, theories and different approaches employed

within the discipline of International health and to demonstrate an understanding of the themes of the course as

expressions of the conceptual, empirical and normative aspects of the subject material

4. To demonstrate an understanding of the continuing interplay between local and global issues to the present and to the world outside your world.
5. To develop an understanding of the variety of cultures, regions, and countries that make up the international community and to analyze and contextualize cultural, historical and health dynamics relevant to the study of medicine/nursing especially tropical medicine

6. To enhance cross-cultural approaches for analyzing international health interventions in order to foster an understanding of the impact (e.g. historical, political, economic, cultural and philosophical) of nations, regions, and cultures upon other nations, regions, and cultures when implementing medical services to the needy communities in Kenya
7. To explore Kenya ait its great culture and to have fun