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Document Type

General Interest Article

Abstract

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.

Publication Date

2001

Journal Title

International Journal of Global Health

Volume

1

Issue

2

First Page

50

Last Page

51

Copyright

© Copyright 2001 by the International Journal of Global Health

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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Public Health Commons

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