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Bioethics: Water Security and Social Justice in Brazil (BETH/INTH 315/415H)
Salvador, Brazil; UbaĆ­ra, Brazil (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter Break 1
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Restrictions: CWRU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 1 2017-2018 10/02/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/02/2018 01/12/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship:
Program Purpose:
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Housing Options: Hotel Minimum GPA: 2.0
Courses Offered: Bioethics Program Advisor: Michelle L. Champoir-Burke (
Credit Type: Graduate, Undergraduate Case Credit Type: General Humanities, Global and Diversity Credit
Number of Credits: 3 Deposit: $300
Total Program Cost:
$3,400 Included in Program Cost: All meals, Housing, In-country transportation, Instructor Fee
Not Included in Program Cost: Flights, Passport Fees, Tuition, Vaccinations, Visa fees
Program Description:
Salvador, Brazil - buildings

As a student in this course, you will gain first-hand knowledge of the social and public health challenges regarding water security in Brazil. Through field experiences in the capital city of Salvador and the rural town of Ubaira, you will immerse yourself in interdisciplinary perspectives on the public health, scientific, political, and bioethical dimensions of water security in Brazil.

This immersive experience will be facilitated by faculty from the CWRU Dept. of Bioethics and the Center for Global Health and Diseases, the Brazilian Ministry of Health, the Federal University of Bahia, the Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, and Brazilian graduate student participants.

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Ubaira, Brazil