Manchester University   MEDICAL PRACTICUM


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DESCRIPTION The Manchester University Medical Practicum is an annual, three-week, off-campus class providing a short-term experience in global health in which students assist doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and veterinarians in staffing a clinic.    Brochure

GOALS   
To educate students, involve U.S. health care providers, work with local health systems, and provide health care to underserved people in a less-developed country.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS DO   
Interact with patients of all ages, see a variety of health needs, and live in a foreign culture without some luxuries often considered necessities.      Students Interview      Student Interview      Leader Interview      Images

HISTORY    Manchester University College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences
Beginning with Dr. Ed Miller taking a group to Mariscos, Guatemala in 1981, a total of 36 trips have taken place, the last two returning to Guatemala.     History presentation (PDF, PPTX)

THE NEXT TRIP   
January 2022

PREVIOUS TRIPS
2020  Baja Verapaz (Esfuerzo Chejel, Nuevo Amanecer), Guatemala. Report, FUNDENOR video, Group photo, Messenger article, Alumni Newsletter article, Poster, Spartan Sprint 5K to Change Stories fundraiser, Brochure, Participant website.

2019  Baja Verapaz (Esfuerzo Chejel, Nuevo Amanecer), Guatemala. Report, Group photo, Poster, Brochure, Presentation, Manchester Magazine article, Participant website (students, non-students)

2018  Alto Wangki-Bocay (Amak, Wina, Wisuh), Nicaragua. Report, Group photo, Poster, Brochure, President McFadden's article in Inside MU, Bluffton News Banner article, Participant website (students , non-students)

2017  Alto Wangki-Bocay (Wisuh, Amak, Wina), Nicaragua. Report, Poster, Brochure, President McFadden's blog post, Oak Leaves article, Interview of two students, Participant website

2016  Alto Wangki-Bocay (Wisuh, Amak, Wina), Nicaragua. Report, Poster, Brochure, Oak Leaves article, Manchester Magazine article, Participant website

2015  Alto Wangki-Bocay (Somotignes, Amak, Wisuh), Nicaragua. Report, Three Decades of Service article, Poster, Participant website

2014  Upper Río Coco (San Andrés, Amak, Somotignes), Nicaragua. Report, Pamphlet, Poster, Participant website

2013  Upper Río Coco (San Andrés, Amak, Somotignes), Nicaragua. Report, Presentation, June pre-trip meeting, Participant website

2011  Upper Río Coco (San Andrés, Walakitang, Somotignes), Nicaragua. Report, Presentation, Poster, Pre-trip meeting in Walakitang  

2010  Upper Río Coco (Yakalpananí, San Andrés, Walakitang, Somotignes), Nicaragua. Report, Presentation, photos, Student feedback, Oak Leaves article, Poster  

2009  Ciudad Antigua, Nicaragua. Report, Presentation, photos, Oak Leaves article, Poster  

2008  Ciudad Antigua, Nicaragua. Report, Poster  

2006  Santa María, Nicaragua. Report, photos, Manchester Magazine article  

2005  Santa María, Nicaragua. Report  

2004  Santa María, Nicaragua. Report  

2003  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Report  

2002  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Report  

2001  El Hormiguero, Nicaragua. Report

2000  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Report

1999  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Report

1998  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Report

1997  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Article in Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette

1996  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Article in Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette

1995  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Article from News Journal

1994  Mulukukú, Nicaragua.

1993  Mulukukú, Nicaragua. Article from Episcopal Fellowship newsletter

1990  Bonafacio, Costa Rica.

1989  Bonafacio, Costa Rica. Report

1988  Bonafacio, Costa Rica.

1987  Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. Article in Oak Leaves.

1986  Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. Report

1985  Viajama, Dominican Republic. Article in News Journal

1984  Viajama, Dominican Republic. Article in Manchester College Bulletin

1983  Omoa, Honduras.

1982  Cusapín, Panama. Article in Wabash Plain Dealer

1981  Mariscos, Guatemala. Article in The Paper



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