A medical-elective in Swaziland at Good Shepherd?
What did our past students from UK, Australia, USA, Canada, Germany, South Africa, (to name a few! ) say about their elective at Good Shepherd?
"Unprecedented access to patient care and outstanding clinical spectrum"
"4 of us came as a group and we saw how much of a difference we made."
"It's a challenging Rural health setting, but I was really inspired."
" Compared with my classmates,such a hassle free elective! Thanks Dr Pons!"
"Student research projects are encouraged"
"I can't get over the hospitality and friendliness of staff and clinical mentors"
"Wow! Swaziland is beautiful! So much to do it was hard to know where to start! Thank you Dr Pons for the advice!"
"Inexpensive and very accessible"
"I fell in love with Swaziland. I cried when I left!"
What we offer
Medical Students are offered a rotation through some of these departments:
In addition, students support a nearby clinic.
Electives are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to staff and space limitations we take a maximum of 6 students. Elective students are welcome all year round. We suggest a minimum period of 4 weeks, but 6-8 weeks is more desirable. For more information about the elective, please click on the link below:
Past Medical Student Testimonials:
To read about the experiences of medical students who have completed this elective, please click on the links below:
Elective Application Form (for medical students only!!!)
If you'd like to apply for your elective, please complete the application form below. All applications must be accompanied by a CV and letter of introduction from your Medical School. English fluency is required and preference is given to senior students.
Good Shepherd Hospital Elective Experience
Good Shepherd Hospital Ophthalmology Fellowship Service
Good Shepherd Hospital Ophthalmology Service
Fun in Swaziland