Equal Health 2019 Summer Course: “Beyond the Biological Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness” in Haiti.

Posted on January 27, 2019
We are now accepting applications for the 2019 summer course,
This three-week course, which will be held from July 7-27, 2019 in Haiti’s Central Plateau, is designed for health professional students of all levels.
The course blends field visits, classroom-based presentations and discussions, group reflections, student presentations, films, and patient interaction.
We create an innovative, interactive learning environment where students participate as learners and teachers. Our goal is to advance understanding of the interactions between the biology of disease and the social, cultural, economic, political, and historical factors that influence illness presentation and social experience.
Eligibility criteria for applicants:
-Graduate-level health profession students of any year (medical, nursing, social work, public health, dentistry, etc.)
-Proficiency in French
-Availability for the entire course duration (July 7-27, 2019)
More information and applications are available on our website at: http://www.equalhealth.org/socialmedicine/