CIEE Summer Community Public Health Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
With its underserved population facing a spate of social and health issues, the Dominican Republic offers you fascinating insight into the state of healthcare in the Hispanic Caribbean. Combining traditional classroom instruction with homestays and field work in both urban and semi-rural communities, you will explore firsthand the challenges confronting developing countries.
Study abroad in the Dominican Republic and you will:
- Improve your Spanish language skills through a homestay with a local family
- Examine a range of pre-professional healthcare and issues
- Engage with local patients and medical staff through a health practicum and clinical rotation
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
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