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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – Brazil

Team Brazil Letter Home After many weeks of learning and exploring in the US, India, and South Africa, we arrived in Brazil and began the final leg of our semester. Our final transition, our final country team, and our final homestay family came with equal excitement and anticipation. Upon arrival in São Paulo, we hit […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – South Africa

Dear Friends and Family, We arrived in beautiful South Africa! Although we were sad to leave India and all of the amazing people we met along the way, the group was beyond excited when we finally landed in Cape Town. Our first stop was a stunning small beach town called Muizenberg. We used our time […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – India

After two weeks in Washington DC, we were so excited to arrive in our first overseas destination: Delhi, India. Upon arrival, the IHP staff warmly welcomed us with traditional flowers and bindis. We were also greeted by a sensory overload of crazy sights, smells, and many loud horns. In addition to a schedule packed with […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – Washington DC

Hello friends, family (miss you mom!), interested students, and curious internet wanderers, We are 27 students from various universities in the United States studying this fall semester in DC, India, South Africa, and Brazil in the “Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care” program. This semester is very different from a typical semester in college, […]

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IHP Fall 2015 Health and Community Track 2 San Francisco

Greetings from San Francisco!   After hours of travel from locations across the United States, our group of twenty-two students arrived in the Mission District of San Francisco. The IHP Health & Community staff team greeted us with warmth and enthusiasm! After our opening session and saying goodbye to families and friends, we moved all […]

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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 the Fall 2014 Health & Community Program: Dear Friends and Family, Molweni! Since we last wrote to you, we have spent almost 5 weeks living in and learning about South Africa.  Though it is difficult to describe all that we have learned and experienced in this beautiful country, we’ve managed to […]

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Letter Home from India

A Letter Home written by students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Fall 2014 program:   Dearest family, Just so you know that we’re thinking of you, here’s a letter to keep you updated on our adventures in India so far! But, before you get started, try out this crossword puzzle […]

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Letter Home from South Africa

A Letter Home from students in the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care program: After flying for nearly two days, our group arrived in South Africa. We were greeted by warm afternoon sunshine as we stepped out of the airport and into the cool breeze. The clear and crisp air lifted all of […]

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Letter Home from Washington DC

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care program: Dear Friends and Family, Namaste from India! Our group has recently arrived in Delhi and as we settle in with our homestay families and begin to delve into the India portion of the program, we have also been reflecting on […]

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