Public Health through Mobile Clinics

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Public Health through Mobile Clinics

Spend four weeks exploring public health and development challenges in South Africa with this unique opportunity with a hands-on vantage point. You will work alongside skilled health professionals, taking vital signs, administering first aid, and getting to know patients and caregivers. Arcadia’s Cape Town Center staff will give you all the support you need and get you out learning in the community and gaining skills and experience to boost your resume. You’ll explore public health and development challenges in South Africa through a hands-on mobile clinic experience in Cape Town's townships, delivered by the developmental organization, SHAWCO. In doing so, you’ll learn about the history of community development in Cape Town, with reference to the wider debates in development and healthcare provision in South Africa. You’ll spend about 10 hours each week working alongside SHAWCO's skilled South African health professionals, taking vital signs, administering first aid, and getting to know patients and caregivers. Arcadia University opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories: Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, … Get to know yourself - then change! Gain a new view of the world and your place in it. Rely on us for support: 9 centers covering 12 countries worldwide Boost your résumé – employers AND graduate schools.

Subjects

  • Public Health

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