Madagascar: French Language for Health Sciences

Location: Madagascar: Antananarivo

Term: Winter, Summer

Dates: 2020

http://studyabroad.sit.edu

PO Box 676 Kipling Road Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0676 United States

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Phone: (888) 272-7881

Fax: (802) 258-3296

Description

This program, aimed at students and professionals in health-related fields, offers resources for building French language skills for public health, with an emphasis on topics such as epidemiology, biostatistics, global health, and mental health, among others. This program will be delivered through a three-credit online course and an optional three-credit immersion course in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The program will employ experiential learning opportunities and include lessons in grammar and vocabulary related to the program theme. Discussion sessions will provide opportunities to practice and develop French language skills for use in medical contexts and other practical healthcare scenarios. Antananarivo, the economic capital of Madagascar, has the most advanced network of professionals in medical and public health services on the island. While in Tana, you will have opportunities to practice your French through interactions with medical and public health professionals. You will visit urban and rural health care centers in Andasibe. During an excursion to the rural area of Andasibe, you will examine intercultural healthcare systems for local communities.

Languages
  • French

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Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 weeks
Year Founded

1932

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