GEI Study Abroad in Vietnam | Global Health

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GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health
GEI Vietnam | Global Health

About

The 3-week Global Health field course in Vietnam introduces concepts of global health from a unique Asian perspective. You will learn about the healthcare system in Vietnam and study a major public health concern – infection prevention and control (IPC) in healthcare settings. This topic also allows you to explore various important community healthcare services, such as nutrition programs for mothers and children, health education and promotion, and community health workers and their role.

A week of skills development through classroom learning, workshops, field visits and general cultural immersion is followed by two weeks of service-learning at Vietnamese hospitals and health centers. Here, you will work hand in hand with service providers to help assess and discuss different ways to minimize public health risks.

Dates: May 26-June 15, 2019 | June 16-July 6, 2019

Highlights
  • Explore healthcare concepts and programs in resource-limited settings.
  • Work hand in hand with local healthcare providers at hospitals and health centers.
  • Gain invaluable intercultural competence relevant to your field of study.
  • Explore the ‘Asian Dragon’ through unique excursions and immersion experiences.
  • Broaden your personal and professional network, and build lasting international friendships.

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Location

Location:
Vietnam
Currency:
Vietnamese Dong
Weather:
Jan-Mar
93 F / 41 F
Apr-Jun
95 F / 55 F
Jul-Sep
95 F / 61 F
Oct-Dec
90 F / 46 F
Airports:
Tan Son Nhat International Airport
( SGN )
Noi Bai International
( HAN )

Vietnam has had its fair share of war torn history; but not even a war could tear away the beauty of places like Ha Long Bay and Hanoi. When people think of Vietnam's geography, they often envision picturesque lush scenery and french influenced architecture; these are both true but they have a diverse landscape including vast sand dunes.

About Global Engagement Institute

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