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Jul 11 2012
NYIT Center for Global Health Mission to Ghana Broadens Student Perspectives
NYIT Center for Global Health Broadens Student Perspectives in Ghana
 
A broader perspective on the state of international healthcare systems accompanied an interdisciplinary delegation from the NYIT Center for Global Health on its return from the center’s annual mission to Ghana.

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“We saw differences in the healthcare worker-patient relationship, and we got to see some things that we won’t have a chance to see here in the U.S. from disease standpoint– diseases like schistosomiasis and malaria,” said academic medical scholar Jonathan Giordano. “You could see with your own two eyes and reinforce those ideas that we learned in the global health course we took last spring—how a lack of infrastructure affects them on a daily basis, and not just from a medical standpoint.”

Students from the university’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Health Professions accompanied medical residents, physicians, faculty, and celebrity chef Jeff Henderson to villages surrounding Oworobong, Ghana on the center’s three-week mission. While this year’s group built on the bednet promotion initiatives of previous delegations, their primary focus lay in better understanding national nutrition standards in Ghana. Read More.

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