The adoption of a high-sugar western-style diet in The Philippines means that on your medical internship, you’ll engage with a range of related cases, such as hypertension and cardiac arrest cases, even in young people.  You can also take part in a two-week program in anesthesiology. Furthermore, from being ‘cooked alive’ in a Kawa hot bath or going whale-watching off Cebu's coast, you’ll find there’s no shortage of unique experiences to be had in The Philippines. Read what our students think below!



Rathin Gosavi

University of Melbourne 2015

Medical, The Philippines Iloilo

I became very comfortable with things like suturing and putting in tubes, in all sorts of places. If you’re more surgically inclined, the surgeons are very encouraging of participation. 

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