Community and Public Health
Community and Public Health in Ecuador
Summer 2018: May 18-June 2, 2018
Application coming soon!
This program is designed for CHSP and OU-Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine students who are interested in learning about global public and community health issues; however, the program is open to all undergraduate or graduate students from Ohio University. Activities may involve: public health needs assessment, intervention development, health service delivery observation, and cross-cultural comparisons. Non-credit option available.
Students who participate in this program will have experiences including but not limited to:
Dates: May 18-June 2, 2018
Courses and Credit
HLTH 4930 4 CR
HLTH 6930 4 CR
(Sample of activities that have been done in the past; subject to change)
Map of proposed itinerary:
Actions Required: How to Apply
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
Complete the on-line application at www.ohio.edu/goglobal.
Follow the program checklist through the rest of the application process.
Students will be notified of their nomination to the program after the application deadline. Once nominated students will accept (or decline) their nomination in GOIS and if accepting pay the required non-refundable deposit of $500 within 2 weeks of the acceptance. Instructions will be sent to you regarding how to pay this deposit through GOIS and in email.The deposit will be applied to the overall program costs and deducted from your bill.
Additional requirements after accepting the nomination include, registering your plans with the U.S. Department of State STEP program, enrolling in the International Health Insurance, and uploading your passport information and flight itinerary through the online application system.
You must also provide documentation of CDC required immunizations for Ecuador and a copy of the results of a TB test completed within 2 months of travel. This document is sent to the Global health Office at E118 Grover Center.
All fees will be posted to your Ohio University Student Account (You WILL NOT receive an invoice by mail) and be due in May prior to departure.
All fees (including the $150 administrative fee) will be posted to your Ohio University Student Account (You WILL NOT receive an invoice by mail) and be due prior to departure in Mid-May to Early June.
OU-Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine STUDENTS can apply to
Global Health Travel Awards
All participants can apply to the ITDI Student Travel Award
OU Students can apply to the Office of Global Opportunities Funding Awards
Tania B. Basta, Ph.D., MPH, CHES Office of Global Health Programs
email@example.com Grover Center E118
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Health and Safety
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