General Interest Article
Global Health Corps is a non -profit organization that provides a field -based training program for post-secondary students in the area of cross-cultural community health. Students practice a variety of culturally appropriate community health activities domestically in the United States, as well as villages and shantytowns around the world. Preventive health activities include basic health assessments, hypertension clinics, program evaluations, health fairs, breastfeeding promotion, hygiene programs, fitness promotion, safety and first-aid programs, violence prevention programs, and educational programs on topics such as nutrition, dental health , prenatal care, well-baby care, reproductive health , infectious disease prevention, cancer prevention, school health , and many others.
International Journal of Global Health
©2001 International Journal of Global Health
Miller, Linda K.
"Profile: Global Health Corps Short-Term Health Education Missions,"
International Journal of Global Health, 1(2), 50-51.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/ijgh/vol1/iss2/7