Hospital Description

Country: 
Ecuador
Setting: 
Urban
Number of Patient Beds: 
20 beds
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
50%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
60
Departments/Specialties: 
Everything
Outpatient
Inpatient
ER
Clinical lab
Medical imaging
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
Medical
Nursing
Nutrition
Languages Spoken: 
Spanish
Language Requirements/Fluency: 
Must be competent in at least 60% (intermedate-advanced) Spanish
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Health campaigns throughout Ecuador
Max Number of Students: 
2

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
Mariscal Sucre
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
No
Transport from Airport Provided: 
Yes - included
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
2 hours
Type of Student Housing: 
Varies - multiple options for 2 students
Cost of Housing/night: 
Inquire with site - depends on type/location
Meal Plan: 
Hospital cafeteria
Cost of Meals/day: 
$6/day for breakfast, lunch, afternoonmeal
Recommended Months to Visit: 
Year-round
Additional Fees: 
None
Comments from Site: 
Opportunity to teach classes in English.
Notes: 
Site needs 6 months to plan for students arrival, please plan accordingly.
Last Updated: 
May 8, 2014