Rwanda Medical Expedition

Study Medical Science & Public Health in Rwanda

Consider extending your stay and heading to Uganda for our Signature Gorilla Trek! Contact us for more information!

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Itinerary

Upon arrival, your group will transport to your accommodation in Kigali. Enjoy a group dinner where you’ll meet the International Medical Relief team you’ll be working with on this expedition.

Wake up to breakfast with your team and orientation to further prepare you for clinic. Your team leader will assign your roles for clinic, go over our clinic protocols, and discuss the communities you will be serving in Rwanda.

After orientation, you will be free to go into the city to explore.

Wake up each day and have breakfast at your accommodation with your team. At our clinics in Rwanda, you can expect to see many people greatly in need of the community health education and acute medical and dental care. In clinic, you will find that your efforts make a tangible difference as you treat many patients with infectious disease, large wounds, and a great deal of mosquito and water/fecal-borne illnesses.

After breakfast, depart for a day safari at Akagera National Park, located in Eastern Rwanda. Don’t forget to bring your camera as you will be able to see the giraffes, Impalas, Topis, the Zebras, bushbucks, African swallows, eland, vervet monkeys, warthogs, baboons, Mongoose, hippos, crocodiles, as well as elephants!


Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then bid farewell to beautiful Rwanda as you head to the airport for your international flight home. Interested in staying a little longer? Contact us to extend your stay!

Karibu Rwanda!

Rwanda, in east-central Africa, is surrounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Steep mountains and deep valleys cover most of the country. Rwanda’s history, past and recent, contains a mixture of tragedy and triumph, and you will find the locals resilient, bright, and warm-hearted.

This trip comes with an amazing opportunity! You can volunteer to provide medical and dental care in partnership with International Medical Relief. Rwanda’s principal health problems include dysentery, malaria, and acute infections left untreated. Chronic communicable diseases needing education include infectious hepatitis, tuberculosis. and HIV as well as hypertension and diabetes. You will find that your efforts make a tangible difference as you treat many patients with infectious disease, large wounds, and a great deal of mosquito and water/fecal-borne illnesses.

Experience Rwanda on a full-day safari and trek to find and commune with the very endangered mountain gorillas!

Value

3-6 Day
Group Trips

Classic

7-12 Day
Group Trips

Epic

7-14 Day
Group Trips

Interested in adding or modifying activities? No problem! All Worldwide Navigator itineraries can be customized to your liking!

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