Intensive, 10-day course which emphasizes applied public health with supervised field projects. The primary focus of the work is vector ecology and biology, infectious disease surveillance and control, and water and sanitation. While in Jamaica, students will attend briefings, acquire laboratory identification skills and use field techniques to generate and analyze data.
This field training course will take place at SIFAT’s 176-acre international training campus in Lineville, AL. Facilitated by professionals with field practice experience, training emphasizes the subjects of water and sanitation, food and nutrition, alternative energy, microenterprise development, community development, and cross-cultural sensitivity training. Students will attend didactic sessions and participate in hands on activities and simulations.