Global Health Programs in the Peruvian Amazon
Grad and undegrad paticipants can do surveys, interviews, individual or group discussions with the people in the rural jungle community of Yantalo, in the Peruvian Amazon. Recommended time spent is minumum six weeks. Must be able to communicate in Spanish at fifty percent level. Within two weeks will be almost fluent!
Areas of mutual interest are in Medicine, Surgery, Public Health, Clinical Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Anthropology, Agriculture, Child and Family Health, Nutrition,
Particpants can stay with local families or at the Research facilty bedrooms in the Campus. Costs max US$10.00 p person p night. Budget three meals at US$10 to 12 p person day.
At the Foundation we have hosted students representing 18 countries at grad and undergrad levels. Some have come three times during their university cycles.