Process and product innovations in healthcare
Healthcare in India is constantly under evolution through innovations in both process and product delivery, which vary with the different classes of its society. As one of the world’s most populous nations, access to healthcare is critical. This study trip provides insight into how these innovations are improving access to healthcare in India. This best-practice learning experience incorporates visits to healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical companies, start-ups, as well as guest lectures by practitioners and professors from leading local universities.
Areas of Study: Low-cost healthcare sources, Process innovations in healthcare
Diverse approach to healthcare delivery
Sweden’s remarkable approaches to healthcare delivery and methods of promoting use of primary healthcare resources, forms a strong basis for learning about the best practices in Swedish healthcare industry.
This study program enables students to integrate lectures/classroom theories with a practical experience their applications, through visits to primary healthcare facilities and providers, private and public hospitals. Presentations by Swedish healthcare experts as well as interactions with thought leaders transforming the industry also enhance this learning experience in this Scandinavian nation.
Areas of Study: Primary healthcare resources, Patient centered care.
Health, environment & development
Healthcare is a link between health, environment and development. Students explore models of healthcare systems and development policies in Geneva.
A world capital for international organizations dedicated to health, social justice and sustainable development, interactions with healthcare practitioners and lectures at University hospital of Geneva provide insightful lessons into best practices in the healthcare industry. Study visits: World HIV/Aids, Private hospitals, University hospital of Geneva, Cultural visits in the Alpine region.
Areas of Study: Access to medicines, Healthcare interventions in complex emergencies, vulnerable groups such as refugees, migrants
Best-Practices in Healthcare Institutions
To learn more about best-practices in Health and Social care, students visit some important historical and modern institutions such as:
Beyoglu State Hospital Founded during the Crimean War and in 1924, just after the establishment of the Turkish Republic, the British handed the hospital over to the Red Crescent.
Florence Nightingale Medical Foundation Hospital Group Florence Nightingale, based in Istanbul, Turkey, is a group of hospitals that offers patient-centered and specialized and technology with clinical care.
Visit to a Nursing School and a local university Students will have an opportunity to visit a Nursing school on Istanbul. This will involve a tour of the facilities as well as an opportunity to have a discussion as well as a Q&A session.
Cultural visits include a tour of the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest covered markets in the world, the Blue Mosque, Haggia Sophia church
Cultural visits: Grand Bazaar, one of the largest covered markets in the world, the Blue Mosque, Haggia Sophia church.
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
Public health and infectious diseases
Infectious diseases have significant impact in Public health and this study trip to South Africa offers firsthand experience of the approaches to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, social /ethical issues. Through discussions with local health practitioners, community healthcare providers, NGOs and visits to private or enables students to gain information regarding best practices in service delivery for healthy communities.
Study Visits: Private and public healthcare centers