Brazil (IFMSA Brazil) - Montes Claros - Funorte
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
400000
8000
General surgery, Social medicine, Family medicine, Psychiatry, Otolaryngology
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
36 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Student house
Student house

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.

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LEOs
LEO FUNORTE
OVERVIEW
Located 1200 km far from Sao Paulo, Montes Claros is the biggest city in the northern part of Minas Gerais State. It is responsible to provide health care for the population in the region that includes the north of Minas Gerais and south of Bahia.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
We have 4 campi were we make our practices: JK, Amazonas, Clinics Hospital Mario Ribeiro, CEMED. Also, we have contracts signed with private hospitals and public heath clinics were we can develope our knowledge in medical skills.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
No info available
BOARDING

The host student or family will provide at least one meal per day / the hospital will provide it.

Our local meal consists in bread and coffee with wilk in the morning, and lunch and dinner with rice, red beans, some kind of meat (beef, eggs, chicken, pork or fish), vegetables and salad. Also, there are lots of italian, german, french and japanese culinary references.

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
Transport can be made by public buses, taxis and motorcycle taxis. The public transport ticket costs actually 2,60 BRL.
To get in, you can take a flight or a bus from Belo Horizonte. Currently we have 2 companies, GOL and AZUL with daily flights and a bus company, TRANSNORTE, with daily travels between Montes Claros and Belo Horizonte.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
A party with all incomings, where we exchange some typical local foods and drinks. At The Food and Drink party you get to try some Brazilian dishes and share with us your culture!
Besides that  you can also find Clubs, Pubs, Bars.
MUST SEE

Montes Claros has innumerous caves and 164 cataloged archaeological sites, among which the most important are the caves of Lapa Grande, where there is an underground river with a length of more than one kilometers. Lapa Grande is located in the Serra da Vieira, 12 kilometers from Montes Claros.

In the city itself there are several large parks, among which the most important are Parque Municipal Milton Prates, with a lake and zoo. In the rural area there is Parque Sapucaia, a forest reserve and Parque Guimarães Rosa along the banks of the Córrego Carrapato.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The climate is tropical with an annual average temperature of 24.2°C. The vegetation of the municipality is mainly Cerrado with areas of transition between cerrado and Caatinga.

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.
Be welcome to Montes Claros!