Due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, study abroad programs at the Fairbanks School of Public Health are not accepting applications at the moment.
This course provides an in‐depth introduction to a global model for health services delivery and provides you with the opportunity to compare and contrast systems in Switzerland and the United States. This course will feature a special focus on the World Health Organization (WHO), which is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
You will spend substantial time out in the field meeting health experts and leaders from the World Health Organization, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Medecins Sans Frontieres, the Global Health Institute at the University of Geneva, the World Economic Forum, Lilly Corporation, and the Global Fund.
This study abroad experience is a 3 credit hour spring course entitled, Health Systems Around the World: Global Health Leadership in Geneva, Switzerland. All participants will be required to enroll in one of the following courses if accepted into the program:
- PBHL-P 450 (Undergraduate)
- PBHL-H 670 (Graduate)