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Bioethics: Water Security and Social Justice in Brazil (BETH/INTH 315/415H)
Salvador, Brazil; UbaĆ­ra, Brazil (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter Break 1
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Restrictions: CWRU applicants only
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 1 2018-2019 09/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 12/27/2018 01/09/2019

** 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.
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Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Housing Options: Hotel Minimum GPA: 2.0
Courses Offered: Bioethics Program Director/Assistant Director: Michelle L. Champoir-Burke (
Credit Type: Graduate, Undergraduate Case Credit Type: General Humanities, Global and Diversity Credit
Number of Credits: 3 Deposit: $300
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Remainder of Program Fee:
$2550 Included in Program Cost: Admission fees, Excursion, Housing, In-country transportation, Some meals
Not Included in Program Cost: Flights, Passport Fees, Tuition, Vaccinations, Visa fees
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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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