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UNITED AFRICAN ALLIANCE COMMUNITY CENTER
GLOBAL HEALTH IN TANZANIA
Learn about global health in the specific context of northern Tanzania and directly from practitioners. Enjoy your orientation at the United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC) in the foothills of Mount Meru. Engage with local families and Tanzanian health care workers and students, and develop a deeper understanding of health care issues. There may be time to offer community service to a local clinic or NGO. We are also able to arrange local homestays if your program permits.
SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
7am Breakfast as a group at the UAACC. Discuss the upcoming activities of the day. Debrief of previous day(s) activities.
9-12 Students report to their work sites. Travel may be by foot or by car/minibus. Return to UAACC between noon and 1pm.
1pm Lunch at UAACC – or at work site with local clinic/NGO staff.
2-4 Lecture/discussion at UAACC or group field visit. If the latter, return to UACC by 4:30pm.
4:30 Tea and snacks at UAACC
5pm Free time
8pm Film, guest lecture, group discussion
Weekends will generally be set aside for rest and reflection, although we recommend field trips to local and regional cultural and environmental sites, e.g. Arusha, Maasailand, Mount Kilimanjaro (day hike), Tarangire National Park (weekend safari) and other sites of interest.
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