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Philippines

Remote village

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Students will provide dental care to an underserved population in a remote village in the Philippines. Externs will develop skills practicing high volume dentistry in a demanding, rural environment. The Philippines is renowned for its tropical scenery, including rainforests, beaches and active volcanoes. The country, with its vibrant mix of Spanish and Asian culture, architecture and cuisine, offers many opportunities for recreation.


DATES

February, 2013

CONTACT

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

FAST FACTS: Philippines

Location: southeastern Asia, an archipelago located between Taiwan and Indonesia

Population: 101.8 million

Capital: Manila

Official languages: Filipino and English

Climate: tropical