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Surgery, obstetrics and anesthesia in low- and middle-income countries

This course is only open to inbound medical students from Harvard Medical School and the University of Zimbabwe.

Main area: Medicine

Subject: Surgery, obstetrics and anesthesia

Credits: 7,5

Course code: LÄKN12

Type of course: International course at the undergraduate level

Teaching language: English

Study period: Autumn semester 5 weeks (December 17, 2018 - January 18, 2019)

Prerequisites: Studies in a Medical programme at a foreign university corresponding to 8 semesters including courses in pharmacology, internal medicine and surgery. Good knowledge of English.

Course structure: 2 weeks in Lund including lectures, skype/video sessions, surgical skills lab and group project. 2 weeks abroad at the University of Zimbabwe for clinical placements, seminars, WHO visit, Embassy visit and surgical skills lab followed by 1 week of examination, i.e. written thesis, oral presentation and individual written assignment.

More information concerning objectives, course content, examination and prerequisites:

Surgery, obstetrics and anesthesia in low- and middle-income countries Course information_Sept 2018 (PDF 151 kB, new window)

Contact information

Course leader

Lars Hagander
E-mail: lars [dot] hagander [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se