INFECTIOUS DISEASE IN MUMBAI

Students gain first-hand clinical exposure to infectious diseases and their treatments in both urban and rural settings. Students will see common infectious and tropical diseases such as leprosy, TB, malaria, leishmaniasis, and dengue fever during their clinical rotations. Participants may have a chance to also witness the manifestation of HIV/AIDS in patients throughout the region. Students will also attend lectures on the health care system of India and common diseases such as malaria, leishmaniasis, TB and dengue fever, which will complement participants’ clinical immersion in hospitals in and around Mumbai.

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