Pediatric Care and Reproductive Health Internships in Ghana
Arrive Date: August 8, 2020 End Date: September 12, 2020
Join this Global Health Internship program and learn about how Ghana is working to improve quality healthcare for children throughout the country.
The Pediatric Care and Reproductive Health program provides participants the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in maternal and pediatric health care, providing clinical rotations in the only hospital in Ghana that is dedicated solely to pediatric care. Join local medical professionals in the historic Children’s Hospital in Accra, and see firsthand the various factors that directly affect the health of Ghanaian children. Participants in this program will grow to understand the social and economic conditions that have continued to impact the health of children, with malaria, anemia, and malnutrition the leading contributors to childhood morbidity in Ghana. Additionally, students have the opportunities to rotate through specialized clinics and work with nonprofit organizations focused on family planning, and sexual and reproductive health programming in the country.
See On-Site for more information about the clinical rotations. Program provided in conjunction with CFHI, a NGO recognized by the United Nations.
Max Enrollment: 10
Taught in: English (course taught remotely)
Program Coordinator: Brianne Holden
Education Abroad (EAP) 192. Internship (4 units)
University Writing Program (UWP) 198. Writing for Internships: Global Health (2 units)
- Latinx Health Internship in Oaxaca (Fall Quarter Abroad)
- NPB 110A—Molecules to Individuals (Summer Abroad)
- Tanzania—Culture, Wildlife, and Activism (Summer Abroad)
- Pediatric Health Internships in Bolivia (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Primary Care and Rural Medicine Internships in Bolivia (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Public Health and Rural/Urban Medicine Internships in India (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Remote Island Medicine Internships in the Philippines (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Healthcare Challenges Internships in South Africa (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Hospital Medicine and Infectious Disease Internships in South Africa (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Holistic Healing Internships in Hawaii (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Immigrant and Refugee Health Internships in California (Summer Abroad Internships)
- Other Programs in Biological Sciences