The Global Health Summer School includes elaborate seminars from experts and clinicians from leading research, training and healthcare institutions in Kenya. It is a one-week interactive course on Tropical Medicine: Parasitology, Bacteriology and Virology. The lectures introduce the subject and then use real-life case studies to learn on the signs and symptoms, pathology, diagnostic tests, and treatment of these diseases. The School will also offer an opportunity for students to visit Microbiological and Molecular laboratories in Kilifi and build on their practical skills. Furthermore, at the end of the Tropical Medicine topics, there will be a one-day session dubbed “Hot Topics in Global Health”. The School will conclude with a quiz, a certificate-awarding ceremony and an evening reception. The overall will aim will be giving the students confidence in handling patients in a tropical setting.
Who should apply to this School?
- Students from medical (MD), nursing (BSN), dental (BDS) and other related health sciences.
- Healthcare workers who wish to work in Africa in clinical, research or humanitarian programs or those who simply want to refresh their skills in tropical diseases.
There is no age limit.