Photo Galleries of the Elective Clerkship in Kenya

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Elective clerkship in Kenya - May 2012 » Photos courtesy of RUSM students and Dr. Nasiiro


 

Inaugural clerkship in Kenya - September 2011 » Photos courtesy of Elham Rahmati

Captions: Image 1: Children who live in Mitumba. Images 2-5: Rahmati conducted her first tooth extraction on a 99-year old woman. Gratitude from the elderly patient was expressed to Rahmati through song, dance and a hug.

Inaugural clerkship in Kenya - September 2011 » Photos courtesy of Sandy Aikara

 

Inaugural clerkship in Kenya - September 2011 » Photos courtesy of Nithya Gopal

Captions: Image 1: While in the community of Korogocho, clinical student Nithya Gopal exams a mother and child to rule out Malaria; Image 2: Gopal assists to suture a stab wound alongside Dr. Nasiiro. Patient was stabbed during theft while going for morning jog; Image 3: The patient refused an anesthetic during suturing of wound; Image 4: In Mitumba, Gopal plays with children during downtime between seeing patients. Both toddlers are children of HIV+ mothers; Image 5: (Clockwise from left) Memona Tazamal, Nithya Gopal, Dr. Mary Coleman, Sandy Aikara, Meena Purohit, Elham Rahmati inside a mock Kenya hut at Bomas Cultura Center in Nairobi.