The course will provide you with an opportunity to examine policies and strategies that affect health and healthcare globally. Through visiting remote communities and rural clinics you will see first hand the global health challenges that affect LMICs.
You will talk to health professionals, community health workers and community elders to gain in depth knowledge of how the Sustainable Development Goals interact with health and healthcare practice in the global context.
The course is held on the world renowned conservation site of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy where you will hear from world leading experts in Global Health Conservation and the impact of Human Wildlife Conflict.
We will explore key factors that contribute to global inequalities (including sociological, cultural, economic, environmental and policy) and examine actions that can be taken to tackle these.
Optional Flight out KQ101
JKIA 05:00 +1
Arrive JKIA 05:00
Met by driver
Lunch stop in Nanyuki
Transfer Lewa by 16:00
Settle in to accommodation
What is Global Health and how it has evolved
Health System Strengthening through partnerships
Visit to Lewa Clinic – understanding health delivery and limitations
Discussion of visit
International Health consultancy – working with large NGOs
Achieving UHC (Universal Health Coverage) – Reviewing MDG to SDG progression, Covid Vaccine Equity
Lcoally Global: Discussion and Debate on Global Health Challenges in UK and LMIC including Workforce.
Volunteering: Legal considerations, practicalities, safety and ethics of volunteering overseas
Leparua clinic visit: Understanding importance of culture in health. Covid as an example
How to implement primary health systems in rural communities
Global Health and Conservation – Introduction
Human vs animal health: How wildlive grows health communities
Human Wildlife conflict and conservation implications
Visit the anitpoaching operation centre and understand complex relationship of poaching, community and economy.
Health education and training day in the communities.
Group discussion and workshop
R&R AT LEWA
Travel to Nairobi
Overnight in Nairobi
Fly home KQ1010 9:30-17:30