Ethiopia
NMO GENERAL INFORMATION
Ethiopia Ethiopian Medical Students' Association
LANGUAGE
REQUIRED LANGUAGE
AMHARIC, and more than 80 different languages are speaken
ENGLISH
(GMT+03:00) Nairobi
Ethiopian birr
SCOPE Active
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Addis Ababa University School of Medicine (Addis Ababa)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Hawassa University School of Medicine (Hawassa)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Bahir Dar University Shool of Medicine (Bahir Dar)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Gonder University School of Medicine (Gonder)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Mekele University School of Medicine (Mekele)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Saint Paul Ms (Addis Ababa)
Ethiopia (EMSA) - Gimma University School of Medicine (Gimma)

30 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
SCOPE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
SCORE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
https://orgs.tigweb.org/ethiopian-medical-students-association
NEOs
Yoseph Taye Worku
NOREs
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WELCOME NOTE
Welcome to the wonderful world of SCOPE and SCORE in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a country in which more than 80 nations and nationality live together. The people are known for their hospitality,welcoming approach and for their humor. Ethiopia  is a land of orgin of Mankind and coffee.
OVERVIEW
Ethiopia is located in East Africa.Here you will find a clinical and scientific standard in medicine to make your exchange - either clinical clerkship and research project - a highly valuable experience.In Ethiopia you also find a huge cultural diversity with more than 80 nations who have their own language,culture,dances and life style.Ethiopia is safe and number one tourist attracting country in world in 2014/15.
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Ethiopia is well known for tropical disease.you will have an opportunity to see cases and learn to manage them. All our 10 medical universities have belonging teaching hospitals. Clerkship's will be provided in one of these universities or an associated teaching hospital. Research Exchange will mostly be located at the university or an associated research center.
MEDICAL EDUCATION
In Ethiopia it takes 6 and1/2 years to complete human medicine, we have a minimum of 2 years of preclinical studies and a minimum of 4 years of clinical studies. The admission for medicine studies in Ethiopia is restricted.
TRANSPORTATION
exchange students would be advised to use Ethiopian Airlines because they will get a huge discount for Local flights in the country.
you can get from one place to anther easily using buses taxi airlines to go from one major city to another the new railway and depending on the city; bicycle
SOCIAL PROGRAM
The beauty of Ethiopia is in the culture itself. Its in the people and their hospitality, their humor and their light bigheartedness.social programs include visiting museums (you will find the first human creature LUCY HERE),Traditional houses where you find more than 50 types of cultural dances with traditional foods,visiting out of the town like AKSUM,LALIBELA, FASILEDES ,go for hiking in beautiful mountains
MUST SEE
AKSUM, LALIBELA, FASILEDES, Dahlol, Harar, National Musium
CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Most ETHIOPIAN'S are punctual,friendly,light bigheartedness Casual wear is common Smoking in workplaces, bars and restaurants is prohibited, there are some exceptions you should try Ethiopian coffee (JEBENA)
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Teaching language in all hospital's is English.but communication with patients is in Amharic