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  • Locations: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) 
  • Program Cost:: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Dates:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

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KIIS TanzaniaSince 2012, twenty-nine (29) Gilman Scholars have studied on the KIIS Tanzania program. The KIIS Tanzania program includes practicums for students in health related majors such as medicine, nursing, health administration, public health and social work. The practicums provide rich hands-on experiences in hospitals, HIV clinics and orphanage homes among other settings. The program is based in the city of Dar es Salaam. We also take excursions to Arusha for an entire day of Safari and viewing of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa; and the Island of Zanzibar to discover the rich land and sea biodiversity of Tanzania.


Summer 2019 Course Offerings:

HCA 459/559 Global Health Service-Learning Practicum (3 hours)*
NURS 317 Topics: Community Health Nursing in Africa
NURS 317 Topics: Nursing Practicum in Africa
SWRK 490 Topics: Family Grief and Loss
SWRK 490 Topics: Human Diversity and Social Justice

*The supervised global health practicum/internship is a central component of the program and is available for graduate credit.


This program is currently not accepting applications.