Manta, one of the most beautiful cities is the port of the central coast of Ecuador, also known by the tuna fishing industry.
The popular El Murciélago beach is located in the extreme northwest, privileging a city with an exceptional climate between 22° C and 31° C, with mostly sunny and temperate days.
Bars and restaurants are grouped along the coastal promenade offering the tourist a great gastronomy as the fish bun, encebollado, fried sweet potato, ceviche and an extreme variety of seafood.
Additionally, Manta has 11 other magnificent beaches such as Esteros, Tarqui, Barbasquillo, La Tiñosa Beach, San Lorenzo, Liguiquí, Santa Marianita, San Matero, Santa Rosa, Las Piñas and El Abra Beach; which are visited by miles of lovers who love surfing and other extreme sports.
In addition, the door of the Pacific, as this beautiful city is called, is known nationally for being the first tourist, maritime and fishing port of Ecuador.
The Hospital General Hospital, the Social Security Hospital and other private health facilities. Manta has centers of essential expertise such as Cardiocentro and Manadialisis, for which it is represented by a strategic site for the professional and economic development of Ecuador.
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UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Univesidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi. www.uleam.edu.ec
School of Medicine: Facultad de Ciencias Médicas.
Depending on the medical department you choose, we will find the best hospital for you to develop your clinical clerkship:
HOSPITAL RODRIGUEZ ZAMBRANO MANTA
HOSPITAL ECUATORIANO DE SEGURIDAD SOCIAL MANTA
CLINICA DE ESPECIALIDADES CARDIOCENTRO
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
We currently have two exchange projects:
Evaluation of the transmission dynamics of the Zika virus and control strategies. A multidisciplinary work.
Assessing the effectiveness of scholar intervention for knowledge modification and risk conducts of the HIV virus in teenagers.
You will be assigned a host family who will provide lodging and two meals a day during their stay in the city, same that will meet you at the terminal or airport when you arrive.
Have a host family that offers you a private room, two meals a day and basic services.
Manta has a variety of transportation:
Private taxi: private taxis and various cooperatives which with a call access your location, so the unit will be waiting outside your home.
Public transportation: being buses of different lines that run throughout the city, which like taxis are easily accessible almost in all areas of Manta.
Bicycles: The city consists of cycle paths in the center and south of the city in strategic areas. Thanks to all these benefits, mobilizing will not be a problem.
The transportation is paid by the exchange student, and instructed by his host.
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