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Zanzibar Winter

Dates

December 27, 2018 – January 10, 2019

Cost

$2,875 + airfare   
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Public Health

Deadlines

June 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Sept. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

This program is geared towards students in health professions. Based in the world heritage site of Zanzibar Island, Tanzania, the program offers a 3-credit hour course that is designed to offer U.S. administrative professionals in health and business sectors an opportunity to engage in collaborative learning and internships alongside  Tanzanian counterparts. You will learn about the organization of health services and business structure of Tanzania through tours of cultural and historic sites relevant to your discipline. Guest speaking events and assessment of community development projects will be included as part of the learning process.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 2 students per room

Orientation: Mandatory orientation in Elizabethtown, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Program Course

The course is taught in English and is 3 credit hours.

HCA 372/HCA 572: Special Topics: Comparative Health Systems

Dr. William Mkanta, Dr. Geela Spira

This course is designed to offer students with an interest in global health care- systems and intervention, an interactive experience of the rehabilitation process within the Tanzanian healthcare system. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its affiliates, the students will learn about the structure of the Tanzanian system, access and distribution of human resources, and the narrative of the growing role of the client in healthcare delivery. Collaborative and applied learning environments will be created where students will be teamed up with their Tanzanian counterparts in roundtable discussions and site visits to learn, compare, and share experience in health care. 

 

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in late January after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $2,875 + airfare

Earn 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Zanzibar

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $600), independent travel ($500, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,850 – $1,950

The Zanzibar Winter program offers a group flight option where you can travel to your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a flight ticket on your behalf. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on November 1. The Zanzibar group flight will depart from Washington, D.C.

 If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own airfare.

 Flights to/from Zanzibar are typically overnight.Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Dates

December 27, 2018 – January 10, 2019

Cost

$2,875 + airfare   
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Public Health

Deadlines

June 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Sept. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

This program is geared towards students in health professions. Based in the world heritage site of Zanzibar Island, Tanzania, the program offers a 3-credit hour course that is designed to offer U.S. administrative professionals in health and business sectors an opportunity to engage in collaborative learning and internships alongside  Tanzanian counterparts. You will learn about the organization of health services and business structure of Tanzania through tours of cultural and historic sites relevant to your discipline. Guest speaking events and assessment of community development projects will be included as part of the learning process.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 2 students per room

Orientation: Mandatory orientation in Elizabethtown, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Program Course

The course is taught in English and is 3 credit hours.

HCA 372/HCA 572: Special Topics: Comparative Health Systems

Dr. William Mkanta, Dr. Geela Spira

This course is designed to offer students with an interest in global health care- systems and intervention, an interactive experience of the rehabilitation process within the Tanzanian healthcare system. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its affiliates, the students will learn about the structure of the Tanzanian system, access and distribution of human resources, and the narrative of the growing role of the client in healthcare delivery. Collaborative and applied learning environments will be created where students will be teamed up with their Tanzanian counterparts in roundtable discussions and site visits to learn, compare, and share experience in health care. 

 

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in late January after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $2,875 + airfare

Earn 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Zanzibar

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $600), independent travel ($500, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,850 – $1,950

The Zanzibar Winter program offers a group flight option where you can travel to your program location with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a flight ticket on your behalf. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on November 1. The Zanzibar group flight will depart from Washington, D.C.

 If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own airfare.

 Flights to/from Zanzibar are typically overnight.Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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