Tanzania Summer Institute

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Schedule and Cost for 2014

COST: $7200

*Download application packet here for more details

Need based financial aid and other funding sources are available, click here for details. 

To read past participants' first hand accounts of their experiences, click here.

Cost Includes:

- All tuition fees  - Emergency health insurance with evacuation if needed. 
- Language Training  - Housing for 2 months
 - Cultural training  - Most Meals
 - Pre-depature information and guidence  - Hospital briefing and intro's
 - Text book, lab book and all lab supplies  - Tools and hands on instruction
 - Biomedical Equipment course and lab  - Organized group excursion
 - Tool kits and basic repair supplies  - Full time in country staff available 24/7
 - In country mobile phones  - 24 hour safety hotline


Schedule (June 15 - August 17)

Tanzania SI Group photo

EWH Summer Institute begins (June 15)
All participants meet at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in Tanzania, no later than 10PM. Meet host family.

Usa River, Tanzania (June 16 - July 16) 
June 16: Orientation to Tanzania and EWH, Classes begin

Schedule for Monday-Thursday:

8:30-12:30 Swahili lessons
12:30-1:30 Lunch break
1:30-2:30 Lecture: Introduction to Medical Instruments and Measurements
2:30-5:30 Laboratory: Working in Developing World Hospitals





Schedule for Fridays:
8:30-5:30 Field work in local hospital

June 21: Social excursion

Host Hospital (July 18 - August 15)
Work in host hospital, 8:00 - 5:00 or as determined by your hospital supervisor

End of Program Conference (August 16 - August 17)
August 16: 3:00PM All students return to Usa River, Tanzania for presentations and discussion
August 17: 3:00PM Conference concludes

EWH Summer Institute ends (August 17)
3:00PM Shuttles to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in Tanzania

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