MedTreks Kenya

12 Day Global Health Field Seminar

A unique opportunity to experience sustainable healthcare in the beautiful villages of rural Kenya. Expand your horizons, learn key global health concepts, contribute to improving the planet and strengthening the global health workforce. 

Up to 20 Nursing CEs available!

12 Day All Inclusive Global Health Field Course

August 2nd-13th, 2019

Our Flagship program– designed to provide hands-on global health experience and continuing education while working with Village HopeCore International, a community health program that offers clinical services to over 500 villages in Kenya.

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn about key health issues and best practices for addressing community health in Africa
  • Work side by side local Kenyan health professionals in a cross-cultural medicine environment
  • Provide hands-on skills training to local Kenyan health professionals
  • Engage in discussions and help facilitate workshops to address quality and efficiency in healthcare delivery
  • Share your expertise! Our programs are designed to assist in the professional development and capacity building of local Kenyan healthcare workers. 

 

COURSE DETAILS

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DATES:

January 11th-20th, 2019: FULL

August 2nd-13th, 2019 Sign Up Today! 

Email us for Full Course Description & Itinerary

Nurses will receive 20 hrs of CE’s for these lectures. Upon registration, all participants will receive an extensive packet that includes information on Kenya, a pre-travel packing list, a course syllabus with suggested global health resources, option to subscribe to our MedTreks community and preparing for foreign travel informational videos. 

 

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HOW TO SIGN UP

Contact us to receive a full itinerary, application and registration form. Make a $350 non-refundable deposit for reserve your space on the trip.

frequently asked questions

What distinguishes your programs from others?

Our programs were designed by world-class faculty who have had extensive experience in global health and international medicine. The programs provide an in-depth review of current global health topics and share practical tips for doing medical work abroad that is socially responsible and sustainable.

What are the topics covered in your programs?

Global Health Seminar Topics:
Global Health in the 21st Century

Community Health in Rural Kenya

14 Child Survival Technologies

Global Health in the 21st Century 

Health System Innovation and Technology

Health Education Topics:
Maternal Health
Pediatrics
Primary Care
Orthopedics

Do I have to be a medical Doctor to volunteer? Can I receive CME?

We believe that if you are passionate about sharing your knowledge, then you have something to contribute to help support our staff. For this reason, we highly encourage medical professionals with advanced skill sets such as MD, NPs/PAs, RNs, Paramedics but we also value and welcome students, EMTs and interns to participate in our programs. All Kenya courses provide 10 Nurse CE credits. 

What will I do as a MedTreks Kenya Volunteer?

Throughout the week you will participate in several different areas of our community health program including working in the mobile school clinics, performing community health outreach events, engaging in daily medical skills training, providing health education and skills workshops for our local staff.

How can I join a MedTreks Kenya trip in 2019?

Email us to receive a full itinerary with application and registration packet.

What is your program model?

We are working to build healthcare capacity and create fun & engaging professional development for medical providers around the world. We provide opportunities for medical professionals to collaborate in cross-cultural settings. During our programs, you will be able to share your skills and knowledge with people in underserved areas of the word. Our trips provide opportunities for networking in the Global Health arena while offering high-yield skills that professionals can use to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.

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