Engineering World Health

About Engineering World Health

Provides students from around the world with the life-changing educational experience of repairing vital medical equipment in the world’s most resource-poor communities. In collaboration with local partners in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EWH creates locally-sustainable training programs for biomedical engineering technicians (BMETs). Engages the next generation of engineers through K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curricula, university chapters, and design activities to improve global health.


Hospital Technician

May 2019 - July 2019 Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago Province
“I learned several real life skills, and I learned how to troubleshoot and repair equipment. As well, I had the wonderful experience of working in a developing country. The most rewarding part was learning Spanish and getting to interact with those who lived there. Also my Coordinator became one of my best friends. ”

Engineering Volunteer

May 2019 - August 2019 Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago Province
“It was the best experience to learn how to troubleshoot electrical equipment. The group was really supportive and I helped make a big impact on the local hospitals. It was also great cultural immersion. ”
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