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Malawi

Malaria hosptial

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Externs will study and provide care at a malaria hospital in a rural region of the country. Students will see health care from a different point of view and develop an understanding of some major issues that affect access to care in developing nations. Malawi, famous for its lively music and dance, offers beautiful mountain scenery. With nine national parks and wildlife reserves, the country is home to some of the world’s rarest animals and plants.

 
DATES

July, 2012

CONTACT

For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or blevy@umaryland.edu

FAST FACTS: Malawi

Location: southern Africa, east of Zambia and north of Mozambique

Population: 15.8 million

Capital: Lilongwe

Official languages: Chichewa

Climate: sub-tropical, rainy reason November to May