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Vietnam*


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Type: Community

Classification: Elective

Location: Louis Pasteur Clinic, DaLat City, Vietnam

Language: English

Housing: self arranged

Information:

  • This program is particularly well-suited for pharmacy students as the Pasteur Clinic researches and manufactures many of the of vaccines for the region. The history of the Pasteur Clinic in DaLat is quite interesting, learn about the clinic through the French and Vietnamese periods: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institut_Pasteur_de_Dalat
  • Vietnamese language skills are of course helpful, but not required. A staff member from ELI accompanies interns to the clinic, translating when necessary. Students can choose from interning in the blood room, the busy immunization department, shadowing in the clinic, and/or working in the lab. Interns spend 5-7 hours a day at the clinic, Monday through Friday.
  • DaLat is a beautiful hill town, nestled around lakes and rolling green hills. It is known as a honeymoon destination for Vietnamese couples. The bus from Saigon to DaLat takes about 5 hours. DaLat is typically ten degrees cooler than steamy Saigon.

Length: 6 weeks

Price: student fees $1600; cost includes airport pickup and accommodation; cost does not include airfare

*Application is required​