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MSASS Switzerland: Global Health Immersion in Geneva, Switzerland (SASS 390/598)
Geneva, Switzerland; Paris, France
Program Terms: Spring (May Abroad)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
CWRU Short-Term Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Credit Type: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Number of Credits: 3 Program Advisor: Debby Jacobson, MSASS
Courses Offered: Applied Social Sciences Case Credit Type: Engineering Social Sciences Credit, Global and Diversity Credit, Social Work Minor
Deposit: $200
 Total Program Cost:
Included in Program Cost: breakfasts, Housing Not Included in Program Costs: Dinner, Flights, Lunch, Passport Fees, Tuition, Visa fees
Program Purpose: Study
Program Description:
Switzerland Geneva, France, Paris
Global Health Immersion in Geneva, Switzerland, Terry Hokenstad, PhD,
SASS 390/598 (Independent Study)
Travel Dates: May 17 - 31, 2014
Pre and post trip seminars:  TBA
The course is taught and facilitated by Case faculty and Kent State University faculty.

Students taking this course will experience the following:
• Tour the European United Nations Headquarters, the World Health Organization and observe the World Health Assembly
•  Dialog with worldwide government and non-government organization (NGO) leaders in global health initiatives
•  Explore the impact of government policy and private interventions on meeting global healthcare needs
•  Visit the International Red Crescent (Red Cross) Museum
•  Cruise Lake Geneva and taste authentic Swiss cuisine
• One day trip to Paris, France is available.
In this Global Health Immersion course participants will explore a number of health concerns, policies, and challenges with global importance and implications. Students will investigate current global health policies and themes, and become familiar with the major players in global health including governmental and nongovernmental organizations and multinational agencies. Presentations will given by experts currently working in various regions of the world to solve such pressing global problems as HIV/AIDS, post-¬war trauma, tuberculosis, refugee health, and environmental contamination.
Students will experience firsthand what working in a global health organization is like.  Class participants will observe health officials from across the globe debate and decide health policies at the United Nations. Tours of the World Health Organization headquarters, European UN Palais, and the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Museum will be an integral part of the course. Students will experience the diverse dimensions of one of the world’s most multicultural cities – Geneva, Switzerland

This program is currently not accepting applications.