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SIT Kenya: Global Health and Human Rights

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Program Information

Location

Kisumu, Kenya Coast

Terms

Fall, Spring

Languages

English, Kiswahili

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, you must take the host language as one of your courses.

Areas of Focus

Arts & Humanities, Global Health, Social Sciences

Structure

Field-Based

Description

Examine how rapid urbanization is transforming access to and equity in healthcare and how tropical environments, social class, and culture shape health outcomes. This program examines health and human rights in Kenya through a complex constellation of urban issues including housing, urban infrastructures, land tenure, informal settlements, food (in)security in the city, and evictions. You will examine Kenya’s healthcare challenges, practices, and systems, in both rural and urban contexts, together with analyses of locally informed debates surrounding human rights.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

 
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