SIT Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights

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Study the intersections of health, human rights, and cities at multiple sites in Kenya, where rapid urbanization is transforming access, equity, and well-being.

Major topics of study include:

Housing policies and practices in Kenya and their implication for health and human rights
Kenyan healthcare systems and healthcare challenges, including demographics, public health education, differential access to healthcare,
Health issues in Kenya, including HIV/AIDS, health issues of orphaned and vulnerable children, women’s healthcare needs, and mental healthcare
Links between access to and reliance on Kenyan healthcare services and the conceptions of human rights of individuals and communities
Successful coalition-building efforts, civil society organizations, the private sector, and others pursuing community-based approaches to myriad contemporary issues

This program also offers an internship.

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