Applications open for intensive Haiti-based social medicine course

By Cassandra Fox | 18 Dec, 2015

EqualHealth (previously Physicians for Haiti) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2016 intensive summer Social Medicine Course in Haiti. All health profession students with an interest in global health and social justice and proficiency in French are invited to apply--we are looking particularly for a strong cohort of nursing students. The course will take place from July 10-30 2016 in Cange, Haiti.

The course prospectus is attached. For those interested in applying, the application can be found at Please help us spread the word about this valuable experience!

Best wishes,
Casey Fox
Executive Officer, EqualHealth

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Elizabeth Glaser Moderator Emeritus Replied at 3:57 PM, 18 Dec 2015

This sounds like a wonderful opportunity for nursing, medical, and public health students to have a hands on experience at the Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante hospital in Cange.
Please go to the equal health web site fro more information . The cost of the program is:
Airfare (average in recent years): $600
Full Room/Board for 3 weeks: $1025
Course Fee: $ 1375
Total: $3000
The web site notes that Financial aid may be available to cover a portion of the course fees for those with demonstrated financial need.

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