One of the many opportunities you’ll have while on placement in Arequipa will be working in an HIV centre and TB centre, both of which are run exclusively by nurses. Working with Peruvian nurses will allow you to learn from cultural differences, as well as witness interdisciplinary relationships. With streets brimming with colourful markets and textiles, and Machu Picchu lying just beyond the city, you'll find there's no shortage of places to explore in Peru. Read what our students think below!
"My advice would be GO TO PERU and have the adventure of a lifetime like I did!"Read more
"Each medical case that I saw was as interesting as the next."Read more
Every medical student should experience healthcare in other countries in their carrier.Read more
I did a 3-day hike through the canyon. It was a tough but totally worth it.Read more
Here in Peru, the nurses and doctors are saving lives with what little they have.Read more
I learned to become more resourceful when there is a lack of resources.Read more
I was really overwhelmed with some of the procedures I observed because I knew that some would never happen back in my home country.Read more