Brazil (IFMSA Brazil) - Catanduva-Fameca
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
119480
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Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Geriatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, January, February, March
20 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Host Family, Student Flat or Hospital
Host Family or Student Flat
English Certificate Required
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LEOs
FAMECA LEO FAMECA
OVERVIEW
The second largest city in the Northern part of the state, after São José do Rio Preto. The city has a diversified economy, and the cultivation and processing of sugarcane is relevant.

The history of Catanduva begins in the middle of the 19th century, in lands that belonged to Araraquara and, posteriorly, originated the cities of Monte Alto, Jaboticabal and São José do Rio Preto. In the beginning of the 20th century, Catanduva was known as Cerradinho, a small village.

In December 16, 1909, the village was elevated to district, with the name of Vila Adolpho, and in April 14, 1918, the municipality of Catanduva was established.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Faculdade de Medicina de Catanduva
Hospital Padre Albino
Hospital Emílio Carlos
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
There are no avaliable research projects at this LC
BOARDING
The host student or family will provide at least one meal per day / the hospital will provide it.
LODGING
the incomings are alocate in students flat house, family houses or republic houses, where students share a house and create a family bound. They will have their own bed and will be provided with one bathroom that can be shared or not, and internet acess, on the house or on the college.
TRANSPORTATION
There are many ways to get around Catanduva by bus, coming from são paulo or campinas. From São Paulo you can take a bus at the Barra funda bus station. The price varies from R$ 109 to R$ 197, depending if it's conventional or bed.
In the city you can go to places using public transports (3,30 reais per ticket), taxi or on foot.
SOCIAL PROGRAM

 A party with all incomings, where we exchange some typical local foods and drinks. At the NFDP, you get to try some Brazilian dishes and share with us your culture.
Besides that in Catanduva you can also find Clubs, Pubs and Bars.

MUST SEE
  • São Domingos Church
  • Ipês Lake
  • Municipal Library
  •  Silvio Sales Stadium
  • Municipal Park
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Bring your own white coat and stethoscope. You have to respect Brazil's norm NR 32: do not use accessories, wear closed shoes and tie your hair.