This course will cover a brief history of Jamaica including public health practices, Jamaica’s Education System, Public Issues, and Jamaican Culture. During Spring Break students will travel abroad for a 10-day trip to Kingston and visit such places as the Bob Marley Museum, University of West Indies, Echo Rios Resort, and Olympic Garden Community Center. While abroad, students will observe local doctors and nurses, support a local clinic, visit local colleges, and volunteer at an elementary school. Students will also assist in coordination of recreational activities for elementary school students such as a soccer tournament, special Olympic games, and arts and crafts activities. Through engagement with children and the local Jamaican population in both the educational and the clinical setting, students will have opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of Jamaica. Lastly, students will have the opportunity to participate with an expert to conduct workshops on public health initiatives such as; hygiene, STD prevention, general vaccination.
Faculty Leader: Dr. Eliezer Marcellus, Department of Africana Studies,
Course Number: TBD
Course Meeting Time/Dates: TBD
Program Travel Dates
March 08-15, 2024
Program Cost: Approximately $3,400*
Program Cost Includes:
International health insurance
Some meals and excursions
Program Cost Does Not Include:
Passport, visa, or airport entrance or exit fees (if applicable)
Vaccinations (if applicable)
*Please complete all components of the application.
*Upon completion of this application and acceptance into the course, the Office of International *Students & Global Programs will register you in the course. You cannot register yourself for this course.
*Program cost is in addition to tuition, is approximate, and is subject to change.
*To withdraw, contact the Office of International Students & Global Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember: once you sign the Camden Financial *Responsibility Statement, you may be responsible for paying the entire cost of the program.