Here you can find more information and advice from trusted sources and interesting research papers
The BMA created a great toolkit to educate and help you plan an elective that doesn’t compromise your ethical standards! You can find it here.
An interesting read in the Journal of Medical Ethics about staff perspectives on UK medical students: this study found that the majority of the staff in a hospital in the Solomon Islands didn’t know that UK medical students can’t diagnose and prescribe without direct supervision when in England. You can find the paper here.
Students for Global Health have a policy statement on ethical electives abroad which a really informative and concise explanation on the topic. You can find it here.
An article in the British Journal of General Practice elaborates on the impact we have on hosting communities and discusses solutions moving forward. You can read it here.