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GLOBAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE

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.

Course Outline:

Optional Flight out KQ101
LHR 17:00
JKIA 05:00 +1

Arrive JKIA 05:00
Met by driver
Lunch stop in Nanyuki
Transfer Lewa by 16:00
Settle in to accommodation

Introductions

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

Pack Bags

Travel to Nairobi

Overnight in Nairobi

Fly home KQ1010 9:30-17:30

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