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  • Locations: Ibarra, Ecuador; Mindo, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Winter
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Health Sciences Program Type: Ithaca College Short-Term
Domestic or Abroad: Study Abroad Program
Program Description:
***PROGRAM PENDING FINAL COLLEGE APPROVAL***

Tentative Dates:
January 3-12, 2019
Application Deadline: September 14, 2018

Students on this program will investigate socio-cultural factors in the delivery of health care and rehabilitation services in an international context.  Students examine, through experiential learning, discussion, and lectures, the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals in Ecuador.  The program will include guest speakers, visits to selected health-related facilities (including clinics, special schools and programs, orphanages, disability related organizations, etc.), an exploration of living and working environments.

Cost estimate for the program is $3,500 and includes international airfare, local transportation in Ecuador, tuition for one credit, lodging, most meals, program activities, and international health insurance.

Number of Credit Hours: 1

For additional information, contact Amie Germain at agermain@ithaca.edu