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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Spring 2016 – India

Hello! The month of February was spent in the place of our first international adventure: India. With a population of 1.2 billion, there was never a dull or boring moment as we got to enjoy the full sensory experience of this beautiful country. As soon as we arrived, the entire team including Rajashree and Abid-Ji, […]

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IHP Health Spring 2015 – South Africa

South Africa “We are a land of paradoxes.” These words were spoken to us during one of our first guest lectures way back in India, but we find they can apply here in South Africa just as easily. This country is one of the most geographically diverse places one can imagine, from towering mountains to […]

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Letter Home from India

Namaste friends and family, After close to twenty hours of travel, we arrived at the New Delhi Airport where we met Team India: Abid, Bhavna, Rajshree, and other staff members. From the beginning until the very end of our trip, Team India was extremely caring, candid, and protective of us all. During that first week, […]

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Letter Home: Launch Highlights from Washington, DC

“…our bonding thus far has provided us with a crucial community foundation that will serve us well as we continue to discuss what can be difficult-to-navigate topics and face unexpected challenges or experiences while abroad.” Dear loved ones, We’ve just landed in New Delhi after a peaceful 24-hour journey. These two weeks in D.C. have […]

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Letter Home from Brazil

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014,  IHP Health and Communities Program: Dear Friends and Family, The IHP Health and Community Fall 2014 Team comes to Brazil a little changed, a little wiser than before, and with the shared experience of traveling, living, and learning about health in Washington DC, India, and South Africa over […]

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Letter Home from South Africa

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring 2014 Track 1 program: As a group, we did and learned so much in South Africa that it’s hard to believe our time here is almost over. We’ve learned about South African history, taken classes at incredible facilities, experienced […]

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Letter Home from Buenos Aires, Argentina

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring Track 1 program: Hola from Argentina!  Wow, has it been a whirlwind for our group.  Between getting settled in new homestays, taking classes at the scholarly, elegant School of Architecture, and diving into the cuisine, culture, tango, and nightlife, […]

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Letter Home from Delhi, India

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Track 1 Spring program: After beginning IHP Health and Community  in the fun and festive atmosphere of New Orleans, the first week in New Delhi, India was overwhelming, stressful, and, at times, scary. Crowds of people, potent smells (both good […]

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Letter Home from New Orleans, Lousiana

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Track 1 Spring program: The IHP Health and Community Track 1 Spring program began its comparative journey to explore concepts of health, well-being, and community cross-culturally in the distinct U.S. city of New Orleans. During the launch, we prepared ourselves […]

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Letter Home from Washington, DC

A Letter Home from the students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Track 2 Spring program: Hello from Washington DC! Our first week at IHP was a flurry of community building, site visits, guest speakers, and class meetings! During our first week, we were fortunate enough to get to bond as […]

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