Discover the cultural intricacies of Ghana, located in West Africa through CFHI’s immersion programs. You will observe and learn how medical professionals administer essential healthcare services to their communities. Partake in the following learning experiences to gain a global understanding of the overall Ghanaian healthcare:
Child Health and Social Determinants: Join local medical professionals in the historic Children's Hospital in Accra and see how these professionals provide care in a resource-poor environment.
Hospital Medicine in Coastal Ghana: Rotate among various departments of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, the main healthcare provider for many of the coastal communities, and explore community health centers affiliated with the hospital.
Stay in student housing arranged for you and use your free time to explore the local settings. Your Ghana adventure awaits!
- Engage with medical professionals to learn about healthcare and also the prevention and management of various diseases.
- Experience the various roles stakeholders play towards achieving Social Development.
- Participate in scheduled public health visits to local schools.
- Participants would be accommodated in a home-stay currently owned and operated by CFHI's partner: The FEB Foundation.
Costa Rica & Summer Programs
Oral Health in Costa Rica: From Global to Local (Spring Break Global Health Seminar): Application Deadline February 21, 2020
Planetary Health: Perspectives from Costa Rica: Application Deadline May 28, 2020
Enrollment for CFHI summer programs are now open! Choose from 40 programs that span 12 countries.