About this Program

Country: Dominican Republic

Arrival Date: 07/18/2020

Departure Date: 07/25/2020

Duration: 8 days

Arrival City: Santo Domingo

Departure City: Santo Domingo

Cost: $1595.00

By the end of the experience, the student will: 1. Explore various aspects of culture (ex: economics, religions, geography, customs, beliefs, behaviors, values, and norms, etc) when caring for individuals in the country where you are providing healthcare 2. Engage in conversation with individuals in various roles (physician, translator, other healthcare providers, patients, families) in the country where you are providing healthcare. 3. Discuss the cultural context and structure of the healthcare system in the country where you are providing healthcare. 4. Provide healthcare services to underserved individuals under the supervision of International Service Learning (ISL) employees.
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About Global Health

ISL’s global health programs are interdisciplinary and able to provide a variety of general medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, healthcare management, and nutrition services in developing communities. From urban centers to small towns and villages in remote areas, our teams work in various settings to provide field clinics in which patient needs are assessed and acute conditions are treated.

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About Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic and Haiti, two sovereign nations with completely diverse cultural and historical identities, share a beautiful island located right in the heart of the Caribbean known as La Hispaniola. The spirit and charm of their people is distinguishable in their lively music and delicious cuisine, but both exhibit incredible  warmth and hospitality.

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