Jamkhed 2020 Practicum Postponed

December 13, 2019

by Kathy Erb

The June 2020 practicum has been postponed – watch for new dates.

The Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed, works among the poor and marginalized of rural India. Founded in 1970 by Drs. Raj and Mabelle Arole to bring health to the poorest of the poor, CRHP is an organization that empowers people to eliminate injustices through integrated efforts in health and development. Pioneering a comprehensive approach to community-based primary health care, known as Jamkhed Model, it has become a leader in public health and development within India and around the world. CRHP’s Jamkhed International Institute in India offers a variety of learning opportunities:

-International Practicum / Internship in Public Health & Sustainable Development: course June 15 – July 5, 2020 (longer to work on a project) – for students (undergrad, graduate) in various disciplines
-Graduate Student Internship/Practicum (1-3 months) various times
-Other learning experiences for individuals and groups (1-3 weeks) (e.g. NGO, academic class with its faculty) by arrangement

See flyer for more information and how to register.

Practicum/Internship Overview:
CRHP’s Jamkhed International Institute offers this experiential opportunity to familiarize students with CRHP’s principles of equity, integration and empowerment. The goal of this practicum is to provide the student with an overview of public health work in a cross-cultural, global setting and an exposure to a wide range of experiences in the field. The practicum/internship provides a field experience, through observation and practice, designed to orient students to various areas of global health work. About the Jamkhed Practicum

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