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By Equal Health

The course is designed for health profession students of all levels (including those studying medicine, nursing, midwifery, and public health), and links tropical medicine with social medicine teaching. The course will be taught in French. 2016 marked the fourth year of the course.

Course Contents
I. Beyond Biology: Social and Economic Causation of Disease
II. Global Health Interventions: Paradigms of Charity, Humanitarianism, and Structural Change
III. Social Justice in Healthcare: Models of Community-based Healthcare
IV. Health and Human Rights : the Healthcare Worker as Advocate
V. Effective Application of Global Health Experience: Writing, Photography, Research, and Political Engagement

Applications are now open for the 2017 course, which will run from July 9-29, 2017 in Haiti’s Central Plateau. Priority deadline to apply is February 13, 2017.  International (non-Haitian) student applications will be considered after Feb 13 on a rolling basis. Please email with any questions or concerns.
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