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Take the next step in your Medical Career with STEP


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Why STEP?

Scientific Program

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Accommodation

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Message from STEP Transnational Coordinator

Take a Step “ to the future of Tropical Study”

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udan is one of the largest countries in Africa. It enjoys various tourist resources and attractions due to availability of vast natural capabilities and an intricate history tying together many African kingdoms in addition to Arab culture. People in Sudan are exceptionally friendly, especially to those guests travellers who reach our humble lands. Much of the Middle East and Africa have a reputation of warm hospitality but allow me to take this chance to tell you Sudan is in a league of its own and elaborate briefly. Its is very common for Sudanese to open their homes for travellers and almost all rural Sudanese will never dream of eating a meal in

front of you without inviting you to join them. Then there is the national ritual which almost every Sudanese person indulges in; talking the afternoon away over a cup of tea or five with friends, family, and even officials. This is just the tip of the iceberg.

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ur STEP program is our pride and joy guaranteed to put a smile on your faces. Carefully thought out and planed are a wide range of social and academic programmes, a medical mission to a rural area that’s a learning experience which never fails to blow your mind away. Finally after the medical mission we have the post STEP tour to Port Sudan a city on the red sea border of Sudan that is all play, no business. Make your choice and write your own STEP story!

Ahmed Salih Ali STEP Transnational Coordinator Sudan Tropical Exchange Project

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is our invitation for you to embark on an experience of a life time that’s truly different from most in its category; to experience a unique mix of fun and academic strives and other things that you’ll have to see for yourselves.

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On behalf of the STEP Organizing Committee, I, Hazim Eldirdiri, Would like to welcome you to the wonderful world of STEP. From the moment I set foot on the university grounds, all I ever heard about was this annual programme that was the fad in our university. It was all the students could ever talk about. It was basically a month full of activities, new experiences, knowledge, skills and most importantly it was enjoyable. It was STEP! So, after becoming more and more intrigued, last year I decided to try it out. I can honestly say that they weren’t exaggerating. It proved to be one of the greatest experiences of my life. The atmosphere around the STEP house, the 2014

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steppers themselves and the presence of different cultures coinciding with one another was truly amazing. I could ramble on forever trying to describe all that I loved about STEP but maybe its best that you come and find for yourselves. After enormous effort and dedication we have compiled this magazine so as to bring you into the world that we have been living in for the past five years. We tried our best to be as informative as possible with this magazine, cramming in all you need to know about all the committees, from scientific to social, you will find it all here. Special credit goes out to Ahmed Ziada and Abdelwakeel Elghazali for their efforts in writing this magazine.

Hazim ElDirdiri STEP Magazine Editor


Dedication

Dedication

Dr. Abubaker Merghani STEP FOUNDER

This magazine is dedicated to Dr. Abubaker Merghani who had laid the founding cornerstone of Sudan Tropical Exchange Project. Without his enormous effort and sleepless nights, the initiation and maintenance of this project would not have been possible. Dr. Merghani has always had the reputation of being quite the hard worker. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum in the year 2011. Despite leaving the Medical school, he has always been a mentor of the organizing committee and strong supporter of the project. He was one of the memorable presidents of MedSIN Sudan. He put in a great amount of effort into developing and uplifting MedSIN Sudan as an organization in the IFMSA. His presidency was not the beginning of his IFMSA career. In fact, he was the National Officer of Reasearch Exchange of MedSIN Sudan. In 2009, Dr. Merghani founded STEP incorporating his experience as the NORE. He saw that Sudan has a lot to offer considering our copious facilities in Tropical Medicine in Sudan. After his hard work, STEP was awarded the Rex Crossley Award in 2010 at the 60th IFMSA General Assembly in Montreal, Canada. He is currently working in the Sudanese Medical Council.

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On behalf of the international team of STEP, we would like to thank Dr. Merghani for all his dedication, hard work, and guidance. We wish him all the best in his medical career.

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Why STEP? Sudan Tropical Exchange Project (STEP) is an exchange programme (in Sudan) offering you the opportunity to learn more about tropical medicine, from the basics of this category of illnesses,identifying and managing patients, to their impact locally and globally.

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BUT WHY SUDAN? Microorganisms and parasites that take part in the process of causing ‘Tropical Diseases’ are known to live in certain areas and environments, explaining the name given to this group of diseases. Other factors, like poverty and access to health, add their contribution to this problem. Besides, in Sudan, scientists and physicians are well trained to deal with the various types of Tropical Diseases

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Scientific Program

Scientific

STEP programme aims at providing a comprehensive course on Tropical Diseases. Professionals from different backgrounds like Biology, Pathology, Microbiology, and clinical sciences will be involved in the sessions of the scientific programme. Here is a list of some of the topics you will learn about: 6. Mycetoma. 7. Echinococcosis 8. Tropical gastroenterology 9. Tropical surgery

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1. Malaria 2. Tuberculosis 3. Leishmaniasis 4. Shistosomiasis 5. Typhoid fever

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Tutorials

These tutorials will be guided by doctors, registrars and Sudanese students, the aim being to engage you in an in depth interactive discussion about what you have learn. These tutorials will emphasize the importance of peer education as well help us to see what you have learnt and take feedback.

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Scientific

SESSIONS BE LIKE?

Lectures

Lectures given by knowledgeable doctors and professors will aim to teach you more about the things you’ve heard about. They may even help to teach you about things you’ve never heard of. Like echinoccosis, a life threatening parasitic disease found in the south. Or the commoner Mycetoma, a fungal disease leading to gruesome lesions of the afflicted areas. These lectures will aim to provide you with knowledge of the pathophysiology and symptomatology of each disease, along with insight into laboratory diagnosis and methods of treatment.

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Students will get the opportunity to meet researchers who are conducting research on the abovementioned tropical diseases. The aim is to familiarize students with research being done in the Sudan and to spend time with the researchers in order to understand their work and appreciate its importance.

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Clinical live cases

You will also have the opportunity to practice your history taking skills and examine patients at the hospital on the clinical rounds as well as at some of the many specialized centers around Khartoum. All under the guidance of qualified doctors. What better a way to learn than being able to interact and have a hands on experience with the patients.

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Lab work

Students will be provided with lab sessions during which methods relevant for the diagnosis of certain tropical diseases will be explained in more detail (as in demonstrating organisms, antibodies etc.). Aim is to teach students the best techniques for diagnosing various diseases and interpreting the obtained results. At the end, students should be able to run some of the most common and important tests.

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Students will be able to attend surgical operations in different hospitals to appreciate the surgical techniques used in the country and to encounter various aspects of tropical surgery.

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Academic material

A booklet with special notes developed for STEP by senior professors is given to students to assist them in learning about tropical medicine. They will serve as an initial reference for the students to use in preparation of their final exam. However, these notes are not meant to replace the classical textbooks on the relevant topics.

But the learning experience doesn’t just stop here. After you’ve learnt about these diseases you will be able to implement your knowledge during the medical mission. What is a medical mission I hear you say? Well, keep reading. Oh and what a better way to round off this whole experience, but with an exam. You will be tested on all you have learned at the end of the programme. Don’t worry, you will be given the proper materials to study from, and we promise to do all we can to aid you in passing our exam with flying colors.

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What they think about STEP?

That month spent in Khartoum indeed lived up to all my expectations: interesting lectures held by extremely inspiring professors, exposure to real patients with tropical diseases I had previously only studied in books and an indescribable experience during the Medical Mission. Most importantly however, I got the opportunity get to know Sudan and its wonderful people. Now, two years later, I still keep in touch with my friends in Sudan, am part of the Dutch OC for STEP and am a surgical resident training to be a doctor of tropical medicine!

Jamilah Sherally Dutch Paricipant in 2012 STEP

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Most importantly however, I got the opportunity get to know Sudan and its wonderful people

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I had always been intrigued by Sudan. For no apparent reason really; I had never been there and had no Sudanese friends either. Perhaps it was the beautiful blend I imagined it to be between the Africa I grew up in and the Arab world I had grown to love. Thus, when I came across STEP in 2012, at the end of my fifth year of medical school in the Netherlands, I did not have to think twice before signing up. It seemed almost tailor-made, combining my passion for tropical medicine and global health and my interest in Sudan!

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WHERE WILL WE WORK?? University of khartoum

The main working area for students participating in STEP will be the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum. It is located in Al-Qasr Street, Khartoum. The contribution of the University of Khartoum as a pioneer in university education in Africa and the Middle East and its involvement in the development of Sudanese higher education has been vast. It is the leading educational institution in Sudan, and one of the finest in Africa as a whole. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum is Sudan’s oldest and largest medical faculty providing medical education and research of high international standards.

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and the Kitchener School of Medicine became the Faculty of Medicine. The Faculty of Medicine offers both post-graduate and under-graduate studies. Students that graduate from the University of Khartoum are known to excel in their medical careers worldwide and offer a great contribution to the medical field.

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The Kitchener School of Medicine was established in 1924, in memory of Lord H. Kitchener, Governor General of the Sudan from 1898 to 1900. Kitchener School of Medicine joined Khartoum University College in September of the year 1951. After the Independence in 1956, Khartoum University College became the University of Khartoum

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Institute of endemic diseases The Institute of Endemic Diseases endeavors to be one of the leading research and training institutes on endemic diseases worldwide. The Institute of Endemic Diseases was established in 1993 as a research and training center for endemic diseases. It acts as a platform for biomedical and clinical research in the University

of Khartoum. In addition to this, the institute is the cornerstone of ongoing medical research in Sudan and is known to publish a vast number of articles and research publications every year. Community service is an ever growing objective, especially for impoverished and remote communities.

Mycetoma Research Center The Mycetoma Research Center (MRC) was established in 1991 under the umbrella of the University of Khartoum. It was set up at Soba University Hospital to provide an integrated high quality medical care for Mycetoma patients, superb research and excellent education and teaching in the various aspects of Mycetoma. The center is recognized globally as a world leader and an authoritative advisor in Mycetoma management and research. At this facility, students will be able to encounter a large number of interesting Mycetoma cases and grasp the principles of treating the different types of the disease under the supervision of world leading Mycetoma experts. For further information visit http://mycetoma. uofk.edu 2014

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Soba University Hospital

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The hospital was established in 1975. It remained the first training hospital of students of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum and other universities in addition to the training of doctors and students of Postgraduate Medical Education and other health staff in nursing and medical laboratories. It provides excellent medical service and has the leading role in providing health care at national level. It is about 25 kilometers from the center of Khartoum. For more information, please visit: http://soba.uofk.edu

Tropical Diseases Teaching Hospital The Tropical is located in Al Mulazmin, dedicated to providing care Tropical Diseases. At this the ability to encounter build up on their theoretical manner. Students coming the privilege of working under the supervision of the country

Diseases Teaching Hospital Omdurman. This hospital is to those suffering from only facility, students will have the rarest tropical diseases to knowledge on a practical from abroad will also have tropical disease experts in the

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Khartoum Teaching Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Sudan located in central Khartoum in close proximity to the Medical Campus. It provides many facilities including all different medical specialties. It is the largest hospital in Khartoum. It is one of the university’s many training facilities beyond the campus grounds and is managed by the most experienced health care professionals in the country.

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Where do we Live?

WHERE WILL WE LIVE??? Well, obviously to be able to benefit from the experience you need to be well rested and have a comfortable place to stay. STEP Organising Committee ensures the most appropriate housing The STEP house, as we like to call it, will be situated in Khartoum East. A prime location centered close to both, Soba university hospital and the university itself. Not only this, but the area is full of life and things to do, such as shops, restaurants and others. As for the house itself, it’s a regular home with enough rooms so that there are two to three students per room. A kitchen to satisfy all you culinary needs and a large living area for all those that just want to lay back and relax.

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The atmoshpere at the STEP house is always one of the things that we hear about. The Chilled vibe and the mingling between people that goes on. Sudan Tropical Exchange Project


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Unforgettable Things

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Not to forget there will be an amazing medical mission. You'll If you are curious always remember it. The about STEP I only have one people are so warm and thing to say. You should! And welcoming. Sometimes this is why: you'll get surprised by The Sudanese people things.. for example we had are always smiley a plague of cockrouches and they are always there during our mission but hè for you when you need no problem we've survived that! And it was kinda funny them. if I look back at it. You'll see some But overall the medical certain things in the hospitals you definitely mission was very useful! You'll see old school won't see in Europe. techniques you won't see Beside that you'll that quickly in Europe. be able to see some Another thing is that history! (Referring to the it has left me many pyramids). new awesome and good You'll go to different friends. I even have visited markets where you Sudan again and I don't can see the weirdest things, think it will be my last time! like dead crocodiles and buy cool stuff and discuss a So here are 7 unforgettable lot with the sales man's to things . It left me a STEP family , knowledge , get good prices. experience and a lot of good You'll get a taste of memories the beautiful culture in Sudan

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Well we all need a break every now and then. All work and no play isn’t what we want. So let’s talk more about the STEP social programme.

Now, we could sit here and lie to you saying that the night life here is amazing, or that Sudan’s offers the same activities as western countries.

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But you see, the beauty of Sudan is in the culture itself. It’s in the people and their hospitality, their humour and their light heartedness. If you’re looking for a friendly chat or laugh, well, Sudan’s sure to keep you grinning.

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You all know of the great pyramids of Giza, but did you know some of the oldest pyramids in the world are actually in Sudan? Well, you do now. And yes, we will be taking you to visit these great works of man.

Looking to shop? Well we’ll also be taking you to the various markets. Souk Omdurman (Sudan’s largest open market) and el souk el-Arabi. On the western edge of Khartoum we also have the Camel market, where the tribes from Darfur and Kassala meet.

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In the northern part of Khartoum, we have Nubian wrestling. Old school bare fisted wrestling filled with thrill and excitement. This event is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats seeing the men going head to head trying to throw the other to the ground whilst the crowd chants, roars and dances. Another sight not to be missed is the traditional Dervish dancing, a ritual held every Friday by the Sufi order.

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Sudan is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries in Africa. The blend of Arab and African influence comes together beautifully to give you the so colourful Sudanese culture, a culture rich in history. History that we hope to tell you more about during the trips to the museums.

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Oh and I need not remind you of Sudan’s main attraction. The longest river in the world, AKA the river Nile comes together in Khartoum itself! Enjoy many a night chilling along the river Nile admiring its magical atmosphere and beauty.

The two Niles (blue and white) come together in no place other than Khartoum itself. Those of you hoping for a closer look will be happy to hear that you will be taking a boat trip down the Nile to the meeting place of the blue and white Nile.

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You wont just be cooped up in Khartoum! We will be taking you further along the course of the Nile. Sabaloka, a water fall surrounded by a dense forest and beaches as long as the eye can see. The mountains of Jabalawliya also lie beside the Nile, with one of the most amazing sun sets I have ever experienced, also the tastiest fish. Last but not least, the great pyramids of Merowe, great historical landmarks situated in the desert.

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Lodging / Transportation

A hungry stepper (what we like to our students) is obviously an unhappy stepper. Well, we’ve also thought of your stomachs and appetite. So breakfast and lunch is on us. Not bad eh?

What will we eat?

We will take into account what you feel like eating and hopefully keep you satisfied. And any vegetarians out there don’t worry, we’ve got you too. Anything else? Well, yes. We also keep the fridge stocked with snacks and food to keep you going whilst you are at home, another thing that you won’t have to think about!

How will we get about? As part of the STEP package, we will also provide a bus. A Sudanese style bus (you may count it as part of the cultural experience). This bus will be available to take all the students to their scientific programme or the social programme. You will be told when the bus will arrive and when it will leave prior to any organized activities. 2014

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What they think about STEP?

Maybe I could also write about STEP house, where Italians, Dutch and Sudanese got confused about cultural differences such as the fact that lunch is served around four in Sudan as opposed to one o’clock in Europe. But together with the STEP OC, we learned what works and what doesn’t work in making a successful tropical exchange experience. Of course, I couldn’t write about STEP without mentioning our participation in the Sudanese students’ medical mission. It gave us a very memorable insight into the social and medical needs of the rural population, not to mention the incredibly warm hospitality of the Sudanese people.

In short, in just four brief weeks crowded together with the Italian and the Sudanese, I had an exciting, educational, frustrating, and unforgettable time.Although we also experienced the logistical challenges that the Sudanese students face on a regular basis and were frequently hereby discouraged, in the end the unique opportunity to learn about tropical diseases, as well as the Sudanese hospitality and friendliness, outweighed the difficulties. I would highly recommend STEP to any medical student with a serious interest in tropical medicine, infectious diseases, public health and international development.

Ke-Xin Wen Dutch Paricipant in 2013 STEP

Of course, I couldn’t write about STEP without mentioning our participation in the Sudanese students’ medical mission. It gave us a very memorable insight into the social and medical needs of the rural population.

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When the STEP OC asked me to write a short story about one of my experiences during STEP, I couldn’t decide what to write about. Should I write about the first few days, when a few of us attended the Sudanese IFMSA general meeting and were overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of the Sudanese students? Or about the academic program, where we had short but fascinating lectures at the campus, and then spent many confusing and hot hours waiting in the teaching hospitals for some rounds? And how when we finally did see patients, I was impressed by the tropical diseases, as well as by the sincerity and acuity with which the doctors taught us to clinically assess the patients. It was a huge privilege that the doctors and the patients gave us their time and the opportunity to learn from them.

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Three weeks of the project will be spent in Khartoum, which, although filled with opportunities to learn, doesn’t offer the same experience as some of the villages far from the capital. This would be a perfect time for you, if you are interested in helping out in secluded villages and places.

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Medical Mission

You will be spending 7 days roughing it outside of Khartoum in another completely different county that will later be specified. During these 7 days you will go to a new village each day and practice what you have learnt by treating and examining the villagers, under the supervision of doctors.

You can practice your laboratory skills in the lab, besides working in the clinic helping to diagnose and examine new cases of tropical diseases.

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Free medicine is given out to all those in need, so anyone looking to brush up on their pharmaceutical knowledge can work in the mission’s pharmacy,

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should be treasured by all those who have the privilege to really experience giving back to the world. This should NOT be missed.

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What they think about STEP?

One month later, while we were flying to Khartoum, we realized that we were moving to a different world, because of farness and because of different kind of clothes and habits people had on the plane; here we had our first contact with African and Sudanese culture.

the guys of the organizing committee, and some of them hosted us in their houses before moving to ours. Then we had many tours in the city, and later we started the course about tropical medicine, visiting a lot of hospitals, labs and research centers too. Moving in the city with our small bus, we really felt like Khartoum citizens. Our experience ended with the medical mission, a kind of moving hospital we did in some villages in the desert with Sudanese medical students.

I cannot summarize in a few words my experience, but even today, I remember feelings, tastes, smells, sounds and peoLater, in the next days, ple I met during this short we had closer and closer month, and I really miss all contacts with Sudanese of them. people and habits; we met

Simone Tunesi Italian Paricipant in 2012 STEP

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I cannot summarize in a few words my experience, but even today, I remember feelings, tastes, smells, sounds and people I met during this short month, and I really miss all of them.

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I was very surprised when I was chosen for STEP, but even today I’m very happy and I really miss this experience, my first one in Africa. My adventure started in Italy, my country, when I had to travel to Rome to have the visa. Here I met some of my STEP mates, but we couldn't imagine which kind of experience we had to live.

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Port Sudan the Red Sea state capital and the main port

city of Sudan. It was founded by the British in 1909 as a railway link between the Red Sea and the River Nile. STEP participants will have the opportunity to admire the old heritage left behind by the British.

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The Post STEP tour is an optional social program for the STEP participants to visit the Red Sea state. During their stay, the participants will visit exquisite tourist attractions in all areas of the Red Sea state including Port Sudan, the old city of Sawakin, and the Red Sea itself.

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Port Sudan is also has a reputation for having beautiful scuba diving facilities and beaches. There are several good snorkeling and diving sites including Sha’ab Rumi and Sanganeb which are great Tourist attractions in the city.

The old city of Sawakin was formerly known as the Sudan’s port city preceding the city of Port Sudan. At this city, there is a large number of antiquities indicating the existence of a historically great period of Sudan’s rich history

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Sawakin island, for example, is one of the few areas that has undergone urban development. It has therefore become a popular tourist attraction due to its unique architecture and tourist attraction sites.

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STEP:

an amazing experience which I will never forget!

It was a cold and rainy November when my friend and I took that plane for Khartoum, stopover at Cairo. We landed in a hot and humming night. The airport was full of people doing nothing but staying there. I was immediately astonished by the oh so different way of Sudanese to live life. I come from a country where every single minute is precious and you have to spend it doing SOMETHING. Something useful, most of the time, but it has to be something. That was not true for Sudanese people, not at all! Let me spend two words about why I began this little report talking about time management. The reason is that one of the most striking things I encountered in Sudan. I left Italy expecting a lot of things: poverty, hot weather, Islamism, women wearing scarves, the Nile, diseased, dirt, insects. I expected all of these things and I actually found them. I found my bed full of grasshoppers on my second night in the medical mission. I chilled out on a boat trip along the Nile, singing Italian songs and listening to Sudanese ones, under the rhythm of ‘djembe’. I bought a scarf at the souq after half an hour haggling about the price and wore it on my head during the culture party. I played with children of Tamboul, the village where we spent one week of medical mission. I prescribed a "big smile" to a man complaining nothing. I rode a dromedary. I ate tons of beans and also threw them up. Yes, because step IS, 2014

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definitely, an exchange program on tropical infectious diseases. Still, I think that I learned more during my free time, rather then inside university and hospital. Free time... I spent a lot of it doing nothing but.. NOTHING! Just chilling, chatting, talking, listening and listening and listening again, because I was so curious, so hungry of all the things all the kind Sudanese people had to tell me. To teach me. This report was about time... And now all that I can say to future steppers is: it's about time to go to Sudan! Enjoy that incredibly annoying and yet powerful Sudanese time also for me!

Silvia Brognoli Italian Paricipant in 2013 STEP I chilled out on a boat trip along the Nile, singing Italian songs and listening to Sudanese ones, under the rhythm of ‘djembe’.


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All in all, the STEP experience is unique, and is probably a step on the right track towards becoming a doctor with enough knowledge an orientation on global health and the different diseases in different places. Hope to see you all in November!

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