Global Health and Wildlife Conservation course

Next course 3rd-11th November 2023. Eight places only. Please register your interest early at hello@endeavourmedical.co.uk


Set in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, come prepared to be immersed in a world of wildlife, birdsong and African sunsets. An incredible team awaits with expertise in endangered species protection, rewilding, and even anaesthetising a rhino!

You will experience firsthand the importance of One Health, examining how effective policies that take into account our interaction with the environment can have lasting impacts on healthcare globally.

On this global health and wildlife conservation course, we will:

  • Talk to health professionals, community health workers and local elders to gain in depth knowledge of how the Sustainable Development Goals interact with health and healthcare practices in the global context.
  • Hear from world leading experts in Global Health Conservation and the impact of Human Wildlife Conflict.
  • Explore key factors that contribute to global inequalities (including sociological, cultural, economic, environmental and policy) and examine actions that can be taken to tackle these.

The course aligns to core curriculum competencies including: leadership and management; professional development, global and public health. For more information see here. You can also gain 20 credits to APEL to the Maters in Global Health at Plymouth University.


Endeavour courses deliver high-quality teaching in remote and expedition medicine. Teaching is led by experienced professionals in the field. It is immersive, holistic and flexible to help all attendees meet their personal development goals.
All courses are directly aligned to the Professional Capabilities set out by the UK Foundation Training, and post graduate specialty training curricula. Specifically, all courses cover clinical assessment and prioritization, addresses complexity and uncertainty, communication skills, holistic planning, fitness for practice (wellbeing), ethical and legal principles, health promotion and illness prevention and leadership.
Endeavour course trainers are all familiar with principles of good supervision and training and can complete any work-based assessments undertaken during the course (including CEXs and CBDs). Reflective practice is also encouraged. Courses offer 30 hours (Expedition medicine and leadership) or 20 hours (Altitude medicine) of CPD.


Dates: 3 – 11 November 2023

Location: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya

Cost: £1995

Includes: Course tuition, transfers, accommodation and meals

Excludes: International flights, travel insurance, Kenyan tourist visa

Optional Extra: we can facilitate a Mount Kenya climb if you wish to see this beautiful mountain after the course.

Expedition Outline:

Optional Flight out KQ101
LHR 17:00
JKIA 05:00 +1

Arrive JKIA 05:00
Met by driver
Lunch stop in Nanyuki
Transfer Lewa by 16:00
Settle in to accommodation


What is Global Health and how it has evolved

Health System Strengthening through partnerships

Visit to Lewa Clinic – understanding health delivery and limitations

Discussion of visit

International Health consultancy – working with large NGOs

Achieving UHC (universal Health Coverage) – Reviewing MDG to SDG progression, Covid Vaccine Equity

Lcoally Global: Discussion and Debate on Global Health Challenges in UK and LMIC including Workforce.

Volunteering: Legal considerations, practicalities, safety and ethics of volunteering overseas

Leparua clinic visit: Understanding importance of culture in health. Covid as an example

How to implement primary health systems in rural communities

Global Health and Conservation – Introduction

Human vs animal health: How wildlife grows health communities

Human Wildlife conflict and conservation implications

How to anaesthetise a rhino!

Visit the anitpoaching operation centre and understand complex relationship of poaching, community and economy.

Day spent with Lewa Conservation leads and anti poaching team


Pack Bags

Travel to Nairobi

Overnight in Nairobi

Fly home KQ101 09:30-17:30