A placement in Takoradi will teach you to adapt to a fast-paced and extremely resourceful environment. You'll have the choice of working across a whole range of departments including NICU, orthopaedics, emergency and OBG. Once your working day is over, you’ll find no shortage of adventures to be had! Take forest canopy walks, visit iconic national parks and stunning waterfalls in the Volta region. Read what our students think below!

Ingrid Bugter

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Maria's Review of her Medical Elective in Ghana

Maria Smith

Queen's University Belfast 2014

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

Ghana was a good choice for me as it is labelled as the ‘gateway to Africa’, and I wanted somewhere safe and friendly for my trip to the continent"

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Lisa's Medical Elective in Ghana with Work the World

Lisa Girgenrath

Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf 2013

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

I can really say that my trip with Work the World was a fantastic, once in a life time experience! I learned a lot of things that I could never have learned in Germany

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