About this Program

Country: Tanzania

Arrival Date: 12/28/2019

Departure Date: 01/08/2020

Duration: 12 days

Arrival City: Kilimanjaro

Departure City: Kilimanjaro

Cost: $2295.00

The goal of ISL's global health 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.
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About Global Health

ISL’s global health teams are interdisciplinary and able to provide a variety of general medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, healthcare management, and nutrition services in developing communities. From urban centers to small towns and villages in remote areas, our teams work in various settings to provide field clinics in which patient needs are assessed and acute conditions are treated.

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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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