A couple of days ago we linked to a video from the African Health Placement project. Here’s part 2.
This video comes from South Africa, where opportunities for doctors – including from the UK – appear to be available. The African Health Placements project is a collaboration between the Foundation for Professional Development and the Rural Health Initiative.
If you have some spare time coming up and fancy a bit of rural hospital practice, check out the AHP’s site for further details.
Australia has a well developed rural training programme, and several established networks by which this is organised.
This video, recently published on YouTube shows how the rural GP training programme is delivered in the Northern Territory – including ways in which opportunities are provided for medical students.
In October 2008, Dr Christine Bradshaw was awarded an RNLI Bronze Medal for Gallantry for her efforts in treating 3 crewmen on a large ship. She was working on the Island of Hoy at the time. This video explains her input, and why the rescue was particularly tricky.
It’s part of a series of recent videos on rural health, compiled by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.