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Three Oxford medical students – Alex Blakes (St Edmund Hall) and Emily McFiggans and Jennifer Southern (both at Green Templeton College) – will start the adventure of a lifetime this Sunday, driving an ambulance from Oxford to Mongolia for charity.

Oxford medical students take ambulance to mongolia

The 5000-mile journey, which is scheduled to take three weeks, is part of the Mongolia Charity Rally, an annual event organised by the charity Go Help. At the finish line the ambulance will be donated to the Mongolian Health Services, who face a serious shortfall of emergency vehicles.

Emily, Jennifer and Alex will then remain in Mongolia for two months, working in a local hospital and giving English lessons to Mongolian doctors in collaboration with a student-run organisation, Medics2Mongolia.

Read more (St Edmund Hall website)