The Sikiza Society

The Sikiza Society

The Sikiza (aka “Listening”) Society is a collaboration between ENT departments at the University of Kentucky and the University of Nairobi. It exists to expand education, advance research, and improve healthcare in field of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery within the East African region.

Requirements

Provide ENT surgical support for the only ENT training program of East Africa. This involves participation in mentoring and teaching of Kenyan residents in the classroom, clinic, and operating theater.

Purpose of Initiative

It exists to expand education, advance research, and improve healthcare in the field of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery within the East African region.

Typical Service Commitment

1-2 weeks

Clinical Emphasis

  • Otology / Neurotology

Financial Aspects

$1300 - $1500

Language Skills

English is spoken by most. Swahili is commonly spoken as well.

Global Region

Africa

Research Opportunities

Clinical

Seeking Volunteers

  • Audiologist
  • Medical Students
  • Resident (otolaryngology)
  • Surgeon (otolaryngologist)

Last Updated: 11/11/2015

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