SCMSA 21st Summer School On Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease

 

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We have always believed that life was all about taking chances, gaining experience, appreciating the memories and finding happiness. This summer SCMSA offers you a once in a lifetime opportunity to do it all, and after successfully organizing 20 prior Summer Schools, we can assure you with full confidence that this year's "21st SCMSA Summer School on Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine" will be a fascinating and unforgettable chapter in your life!

In our program you get an unprecedented certified hands-on experience guided by some of the best medical professionals in Africa & the Middle East all together mixed with a chance to relive history in the heart-capturing and mind-blowing cradle of civilization ,EGYPT, where you will taste the flavor of life in Egypt as an Egyptian surrounded by the friendly locals and your new local friends that will have your back 24/7!

 

So you gain experience, earn a certificate, make lots of memories with your new multinational friends, spend a spectacular vacation in a prestigious land that was ancient history even to people of ancient history and return home with a marvelous story to tell. Surely anyone who would miss such a chance is absolutely in de-Nile!

 

WHEN?: 14 days starting on the 24th of July, and ending the 5th of August 2018 (Plus an optional 4 days trip to Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab & Saint Catherine Mountain, so the whole thing ends on the 9th of August 2018).

 

WHO CAN JOIN?: Medical & Paramedical Students, Graduates and Post-Graduates.

Number of Participants: 20-40 Students. HURRY UP & APPLY, Numbers are LIMITED!

 

Apply here: https://goo.gl/JjhvVC

 

 

Deadline for Early Registration: 30th of March 2018.
Deadline for Late Registration: 30th of April 2018.

- Course fees: 
Individual Registration (EARLY): 450 Euros.
Individual Registration (LATE): 480 Euros.

Special Offers For Groups:
Group of THREE: 420 Euros each.
Group of FIVE: 400 Euros each.
Group of TEN: 380 Euros each.

 

WHAT DOES COURSE FEES COVER? 
- Professional Certified Scientific Course at Faculty of Medicine - Suez Canal University, Suez Canal University Teaching Hospitals, Infectious diseases Hospital & Chest diseases Hospital in Ismailia, Egypt.
- A priceless opportunity to gain fruitful hands-on experience about Infectious diseases and Tropical medicine.
- Variety of interactive classes, clinical sessions and lectures given by a mixture of very talented young doctors and competent professionals. 
- A bargain extravagant and serene accommodation away from the crowded city that is provided with a lavish pool, special service and a deluxe playing field in the magical Ismailia, Egypt.
- Transportation during the whole Summer School period in fancy air-conditioned buses.
- 2 fancy meals per day (A delicious breakfast and luxurious lunch), during ALL working days.
- 24/7 Support by SCMSA’s own ready, willing and able local medical students.

Moreover, a spectacularly diverse SOCIAL program which includes:

- Ismailia:
Culture shows, A visit to 6th of October War Memorial, ferry tours in the famous Suez canal, Sports Day, Outings, dazzling Welcome/Goodbye Parties & much more!


Cairo:-
A 2-day trip to the capital and beating heart of Egypt where we get the chance to hear the whispers of the past when we pay a visit to the last man standing of the Seven Wonders of the World “The Great Pyramids” and their colossal guardian "The Sphinx". 
Always heard of King Tut or the great builders of the pyramids Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure? Now you get to see their statues, figurines and masks when we pay a visit to one of the greatest museums in Egypt and the whole world “The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities” which houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities.
Not such a great fan of ancient Egyptian history? Not even a problem our next stop will be the glorious "Saladin Citadel of Cairo" where the medieval Islamic history blends beautifully with Ottoman architecture just for you to gaze upon and awe!
Moreover, to complete your experience of the capital Khan El-Kahlily becomes necessary. There we will teach you how to really bargain like an Egyptian and buy some of the finest souvenirs you will ever see in your life followed by a tour in the open-air museum "El-Mo'ez Street" and what a better way to end your trip than a mesmerizing cruise in the middle of the Nile where all humanity journey started!


- Alexandria:
Want another thrilling 2-day trip in Egypt? Only a visit to the Jewel of the Mediterranean Sea will do. With its breathtaking weather, dazzling beaches, celebrated history and awesome nightlife Alexandria will offer you your next dose of culture, history and fun where we will get the chance to visit the enormous Citadel of Qaitbay, exquisite Palace of Montazah and the internationally distinguished Library of Alexandria.

- Portsaid:
Spending two weeks in the Suez-Canal region without visiting Portsaid? Surely, we won’t miss such a chance to show you the heart of the famous "Semsmya" dance in a half-day trip that will take you to the heart of Egypt's most famous port with its magnificent weather & super friendly people.
Ein El-Sokhna: - 
Do not forget to get your swimsuits with you because we will give you the chance to “dive” into another world of tranquility and beauty that is notable for its charming marine life and coral reef as we visit one of the most frequented seafronts in the Red Sea, in another half-day trip to Ein El-Sokhna City.


N.B EACH ATTENDEE GETS A CERTIFICATE UPON FINISHING THE PROGRAM.

 

WHAT TO BRING?:
- A white Coat and a Stethoscope.
- Your Swimsuits.
- A Camera will come in handy as well!
-International Student Card (ISIC) is a MUST.

OPTIONAL SOCIAL PROGRAM: 
- Optional half-day trip to Safari and Sand boarding in Wady El-Rayan.
- Optional four-day trip to Sharm El-Sheikh, Dahab & Saint Catherine Mountain. Dahab is best known for Scuba diving and snorkeling.
On land activities should as well be mentioned, including camel and horse riding, cycling, mountain-biking trips, jeep and quad-bike trips.
And most importantly, yes we're talking to you sky lovers, stargazing!
Sharm El-Sheikh also promises you magnificent views of the sea, sky and weather & outstandingly exceptional nightlife!!
-Other optional trips to different parts of Egypt (Hurghada, Luxor, Aswan or any other cities) may be organized upon your request.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE:
English


CLIMATE & CLOTHING:
The weather is sunny & warm in July and August; the average temperature ranges from 30 to 35°c, the reason why Egypt is one of the most beautiful countries during this period of the year.


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Contact SCMSA - Summer School Coordinator for further information
Mohammed AbdelWahab 
21st Summer School Coordinator
Suez Canal Medical Students' Association
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