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 38 trips have taken place, the last four returning to Guatemala.     A 1981-2016 history presentation:  PDF, PPTX.

THE NEXT TRIP   
January 2025 to Guatemala, with Crowdfunding Campaign and accompanying email.

PREVIOUS TRIPS
2024  Vista Hermosa, Baja Verapaz, Guatemala. VIA Presentation slides and video (14:30 start), FUNDENOR video, MU Alumni Magazine article, Brochure, Poster, Participant website.

2023  Ríbaco, Baja Verapaz, Guatemala. Report, Science Seminar flyer, Science Seminar video, Student video (Instagram, YouTube), Oak Leaves article, Wabash Plain Dealer article, Poster, Brochure, Participant website.

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, Oak Leaves photos, Bluffton News Banner article, Participant website (students , non-students), Denis García in 2023

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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