About this Program

Country: Tanzania

Arrival Date: 08/08/2020

Departure Date: 08/21/2020

Duration: 14 days

Arrival City: Kilamanjaro (JRO)

Departure City: Kilmanjaro (JRO)

Cost: $2395.00

The goal of ISL's nursing program is to learn about local health care challenges, experience Tanzanian culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-4 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will assist health care providers with patient care. 5+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will participate in public health surveying and clinical activities, including interviewing patients, taking vitals, and helping out in the pharmacy. While in Tanzania they will also have the opportunity to learn valuable skills and explore the cultural landscape in a meaningful way. This program is suitable for nurses and nursing students. Continuing education available for RNs.
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About Nursing

ISL’s nursing teams actively participate in health clinic service in partnership with local community agencies, in an effort provide acute care and public health education to vulnerable populations. Our nursing program was developed to provide a learning experience that strengthens cultural competency in an ethnically diverse setting, while providing genuine service in developing communities.

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About Tanzania

One of the most diverse countries in Africa, Tanzania is full of natural riches and cultural wealth. Located on the eastern side of the continent, Tanzania is home to Africa’s highest mountain, deepest lake, largest game preserve, most famous national park, and most abundant movement of wildlife. In addition to its many geographical gems, Tanzania is home to a cultural mosaic of more than 120 distinct ethnic groups.

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