A placement in Arequipa will expose you to a unique set of practises specific to Peru. One of these is the creation of chemotherapy medication by local pharmacists, due to the prevalence of cancer. With three hundred days of sun every year, it's unlikely you'll see anything but blue skies on your adventures outside of the pharmacy. Why not take time to explore Lake Titicaca’s floating villages or textile-laden local markets. Read what our students think below!
"I was in an approachable environment with some of the most open-minded and patient-devoted clinicians I’ve ever met."Read more
"I saw, first hand, the lengths some patients went to to avoid conventional medical treatments, and instead persist with traditional herbal remedies."Read more
"To anyone considering spending their summer in Peru with Work the World - GO! It’s an experience of a lifetime that you won’t regret."Read more
"I never felt alone or out of my depth".Read more
Machu Picchu had the most stunning views and beautiful Inca structures.Read more
Arequipa is a city that never sleeps, always something to do.Read more