Uganda Veterinary Opportunities
Organization: Veterinarians Without Borders
Expected experiences: Help determine the prevalence of diseases such as Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, and Trypanosomiasis in the district of Arua, Uganda. Samples are collected from humans and their livestock as well as their physical characteristics.
Best time of year: Any
Perfect for an extended clinical rotation or during the summer after your first or second year in vet school. A full month of service is preferred.
Housing: Accommodation as well as food are provided by Vets without Borders.
Contact: Email the CEO of Vets WIthout Borders - firstname.lastname@example.org
Avg cost of excursion: Full coverage of flight, housing, food, vaccinations, etc are provided by Veterinarians Without Borders.
Tropical Veterinary Medicine and One Health
City: Kampala and surrounding areas
Organization: Collaboration between Mississippi State University and Makerere University
Expected experiences: This program focuses on ONE HEALTH including international animal production and health management, disease surveillance, public health systems, food safety and security, and multi-national cultural exposure. The course includes on-line and face-to-face lectures from international experts, but is mainly comprised of experiential field trips (i.e. farms, field experiment stations and national parks).
Best time of year: Program during the month of June only.
Students should have completed their second year and have >2.5 GPA.
Perfect for the summer after your second year or an extended clinical rotation.
Cost of Excursion: $6,570
Program Costs Include:
Margaret L. Khaitsa, email@example.com
Skip Jack, firstname.lastname@example.org
Application and Deadline: Students can apply for this program via the MSU study abroad webpage. The deadline is typically March 18th but can vary by year.