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Snapshot

Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2021

Advisor:

Jeanne Moseley

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning, Human Ecology

Overview

Opportunity Description

SUMMER 2021 Update: Due to current safety guidelines and travel restrictions, the Global Health Summer Program in Tanzania will be offered virtually for Summer 2021! Students will continue collaborating with medical students from Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College to develop a policy case study and final presentation.

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The Global Health Program offers an eight-week summer program in Moshi, Tanzania. Students will enroll in a course at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMU-Co).  In this course, students learn about current policy issues and work in teams with Tanzanian students to develop, negotiate, write, and present a new policy case study. The goals of the Tanzania program are to enhance the cross-cultural competence of participants and to provide students with the opportunity to gain broad knowledge about global health issues in the Tanzanian context. 

During the second half of the program, students contribute forty hours of service per week to a local non-governmental organization, hospital, or government agency through a service project that is tailored to the student's interests in global health. The goal of these service projects is to help students gain firsthand experience in dealing with pressing global health issues from a variety of perspectives.