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GHS 420. Field Studies: Jamaica. 3 Hours.

This course is designed for students interested in global health, whether from public health, medicine, nursing, or other allied graduate programs. Key details about this course include: 1)It is focused on community-based approaches to public health, this course emphasizes the integration and application of classroom, laboratory and field experiences in order to foster problem-solving skills for infectious disease ecology, surveillance and control in resource-constrained settings. 2)Lectures will be given online prior to the beginning of the course and briefings will be held in UWI facilities while in Jamaica. 3)The three primary field projects will be mosquito surveillance, STD/HIV care and prevention, and water & sanitation. 4)In Jamaica, students will attend briefings, acquire laboratory identification skills and use field techniques to generate and analyze data.

School of Engineering

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...following courses: 9 CE 420 Advanced Mechanics CE...Public Health courses 9 GHS 429 Intensive Global...

School of Public Health

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...GHS 429 Intensive Global Health Training - SIFAT , GHS 430 Global Health Training, SIFAT , GHS 420...

African American Studies

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...American Studies 3 AAS 420 Public Health and...Defines Population and Nations GHS 404 Controversies in...