It is the region in the north-east of Tanzania with 8 districts. Korogwe and Lushoto being among these.
Korogwe district has an area of 3,428km2 and population of 310,346(2012).It is bordered to the north by Lushoto district, to the east by the Muheza district, to the south by the Handeni district and west by Kilimanjaro region.
At the moment we have opportunity for volunteers to work in the District hospital in Korogwe. It is a 142 bed capacity hospital with an average of approximately 200 outpatient visiting per day.
They have different departments including obstetric and gynaecology, paediatric,CTC and surgery.
The hospital now has one specialist and 9 general doctors. You will be able to support them in their daily work and when you are more experienced you will even have your patients, of course under a supervision. The hospital is visited regularly by doctors from abroad.
The people are nice and welcoming. You will be able to see variety of different patients in hospital and learn how to deal with special cases. Nearby tourist attraction include Amboni Caves, Galanos Hot spring and Saadani national park.