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According to the World Health Organization, Thailand has “a long and successful history of health development,” yet it continues to struggle with public health issues such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. On CIEE’s Community Public Health program, you’ll e
Location:
Khon Kaen, Thailand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester

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Program Description:

According to the World Health Organization, Thailand has “a long and successful history of health development,” yet it continues to struggle with public health issues such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. On CIEE’s Community Public Health program, you’ll examine these issues and more on regional and national levels through classroom instruction, fieldwork, and research with the help of health agencies, and visits to local communities. Plus, you’ll develop your Thai language skills, and explore this youthful, educated hub. Study abroad in Khon Kaen and you’ll: Interact and engage with villagers, academic researchers, government officers, and practitioners working to improve public health in Thailand Visit various public health facilities and participate in community research stays Visit another Southeast Asian country to compare and contextualize your knowledge of public health systems Direct enroll at Khon Kaen University’s Faculty of Public Health Engage in Thai culture through community stays, translated exchanges, Thai student roommates, and peer tutors

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