Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences


There has been an increasing demand for global health experiences from medical students. Many embark on short-term elective experiences arranged by the students themselves without learning objectives or in some incidences without appropriate supervision. Recently published guidelines address the concerns with short-term global health electives regarding the host, sending site, and students. The authors review the literature and speak on the value of global health training through the perspective of the partnership with the University of Queensland, Australia and Ochsner Health System, United States and the partnership of the University of Queensland with Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE), India