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Through this program, students will be able to form concrete linkages between their academic course work and the complex realities of healthcare provision in the developing world. This program is ideal for students studying towards a medical or allied health qualification. It is also suitable for development studies students who are interested in health systems and/or public health.
This program is based at one of the national referral hospitals in Kampala, Uganda and includes site visits to and/or service-learning experiences at the hospital, health-focused NGOs, and private healthcare providers. This will give students the chance to observe part of Kampala’s diverse healthcare ecosystem while participating in service-learning activities which focus on cross-cultural knowledge sharing.
- Examine and analyze the range of healthcare service providers across the country and place them in a global context.
- Appraise personal and academic growth through guided reflection activities and group sharing sessions.
- Benefit from community-engaged learning experiences which provide reciprocal benefits to both local communities and study abroad participants through community-identified and driven projects.
- Embark on exciting excursions that will allow you to get up close and personal with Uganda’s wildlife.
- Enjoy thrilling cultural events and performances that will show you why Uganda is called the Pearl of Africa.