Program Details

This program strengthens students' ability to understand, interpret, and compare the biological, ecological, economic, political, and socio-cultural factors that affect human health. From South Asia to South Africa, in city neighborhoods and rural village
Location:
San Francisco, United States; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hanoi, Viet Nam; Mpumalanga, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Learn how communities around the world define and strive for health and well-being.

This program strengthens students' ability to understand, interpret, and compare the biological, ecological, economic, political, and socio-cultural factors that affect human health. From South Asia to South Africa, in city neighborhoods and rural villages, students learn to listen to and understand multiple voices: people in local communities, governing bodies, and nongovernmental agencies.

SIT Study Abroad program fees include all courses, educational excursions, health insurance, full room, and partial board for the entire program period. Fees and additional expenses are based on all known circumstances at the time of calculation.
Setting Description:
The program takes place in San Francisco, CA, USA, Hanoi, Vietnam, Bushbuckridge, South Africa, and Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cost:
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Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Please see our website for more information.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 3 Reviews

  • IHP Study Abroad Experience Review
    5.0
    06/10/20

    Deciding to study abroad through SIT in the IHP: Health and Community track is one of the best and most impactful decisions I have made in my life. Two tenets of the program that I most appreciated and that most impacted it were 1) the staff and 2) the

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    Bottom Line:No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Completely worthwhile
    5.0
    01/16/20

    I'm so grateful for this experience. I loved staying with host families in Vietnam, South Africa, and Argentina for about 5 weeks each. I felt like this was such a unique way to interact with locals. SIT's programming was extremely extensive and well

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Life-changing academic experience in four diverse settings
    5.0
    01/14/20

    IHP is not an average study abroad program. When trying to describe my average day with IHP health and community, I realized it's nearly impossible because there was no average day. One day may have been a site visit to a traditional medicine hospital

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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