Cultural practices, disease patterns and healthcare systems are vastly different in different countries around the globe. This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain international experience in a virtual health services placement setting in a country with a developing economy. Students will participate in a 4 to 6 week health or care placement with a community¬ based organisation in South or Southeast Asia. As part of the unit, you will be expected to participate in local development programs and document and reflect on key health and development issues facing local populations. The unit will require you to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and an ability to adapt to new cultural environments, a capacity for critical reflection and awareness of complex global health and development issues.
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