Jimma University Hospital, Jimma
Debra Marcos University Hospital , Debra Marcos
Summer internship June/July
Clinical rotations All throughout the year
Site is ideal for Elective Clinical Rotations for OMS III and OMS IV in OB/GYN, Pediatric, and Internal Medicine. And the summer internships opportunities include Clinical teaching, Research and Community Service. The student handbooks for Jimma and Debre Markos are available for detail information.
Jimma town, the capital of Jimma Zone is located in southwest Ethiopia 335 km from
Addis Ababa. The altitude is 1700 m above sea level.
Jimma Hospital was established 60 years ago during the Italian Invasion. It is the only specialized referral hospital in southwest Ethiopia. It is located 3km from town. In 1984, following the defeat of the Italian force, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health coordinated Jimma Hospital as a hospital for the people. It became training center for doctors, nurses, pharmacy technicians, and laboratory technicians, although it’s initial purpose of establishment had been to serve the invading soldiers. From 1991-2001 the Oromiya Regional Government Health Bureau ran the hospital. Since 2001, Jimma University has taken over administration and performed renovation and budget and service improvements. Jimma University hospital is a referral hospital. There are 350 beds including surgery, pediatrics, gynecology & obstetrics, internal medicine, psychiatry, ophthalmology and other departments.
Debra Marcos located 300 km NW of Addis Ababa. The Debra Marcos hospital is a district hospital
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