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Child Family Health International. Presenters: Alex Ahearn and Virginia Crowder (MS2s). Child Family Health International. Clinical Sites: Bolivia Ecuador India Mexico South Africa Number of Clinical Programs: 23+. Child Family Health International. Clinical Sites: Bolivia Ecuador

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child family health international

Child Family Health International

Presenters: Alex Ahearn and Virginia Crowder (MS2s)

child family health international1
Child Family Health International
  • Clinical Sites:
    • Bolivia
    • Ecuador
    • India
    • Mexico
    • South Africa
  • Number of Clinical Programs: 23+
child family health international2
Child Family Health International
  • Clinical Sites:
    • Bolivia
    • Ecuador
    • India
    • Mexico
    • South Africa
  • Number of Clinical Programs: 23+
infectious disease eradication in amazonian and highland ecuador
Infectious Disease Eradication in Amazonian and Highland Ecuador
  • 2 weeks in Quito (includes medical Spanish course)
  • 2 weeks in Puyo

Participant: Alex Ahearn

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Quito
  • Assist in minor surgery!
  • Help deliver babies!
  • Work in a lab!
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Puyo
  • Well-child exams!
  • Rabies vaccinations!
  • Malaria/Dengue prevention!
implementing universal healthcare from highlands to the coast of ecuador
Implementing Universal Healthcare From Highlands to the Coast of Ecuador
  • Objectives:
    • Gain an understanding of the Ecuadorian healthcare system through exposure to both urban and rural government institutions.
    • Obtain practical experience in the institutional barriers to providing free care.
  • Clinical Rotations:
    • 2 weeks in Quito

(includes Medical Spanish course)

    • 2 weeks in Santa Elena

Participant: Virginia Crowder

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Quito
  • Maternidad Isidro Mayora:
    • Public, teaching hospital; 400 beds
    • Rotation in the Salo de Partos:

→Morning rounds

→Observed deliveries

→Scrubbed in for C-Sections

  • Centro de Salud
    • Public, primary care clinic and community outreach center

→ Home visits

→Ob/gyn, internal med, and

peds shadowing

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Santa Elena
  • Hospital La Libertad
    • 45 bed capacity
    • Rotated through:

→ER (minor traumas, ID, suturing)

→Outreach (Well Child exams)

→General med

→General Surgery

(Assist in surgery!)

application
Application
  • See CFHI website: www.cfhi.org
  • Fill out online
    • Requires short essays, personal references
  • Programs begin 1st Saturday of the month
  • Go for 4,5,6,7,8 weeks
  • Cost:
    • $95 application fee
    • $2495 (depending on # of weeks)
    • *Start early to help raise funds!
contact information
Contact Information
  • CFHI:

www.cfhi.org

  • Alex Ahearn:

marshall_ahearn@med.unc.edu

  • Virginia Crowder:

virginia_crowder@med.unc.edu