At AMOS, we are a non-profit with 50 years of collective experienece working alongside vulnerable communities in health, education and development. To share our model and learned lessons, we created a well-rounded program that provides emerging leaders in global health with classroom and experiential learning in empowering and low-cost public health interventions like Community Based Primary Healthcare (via community health workers); Community Based Participatory Action Research; Care Groups methodology; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
Practicum and internship participants work closely with MD/MPH preceptors, field coordinators, and program directors. Additionally, participants will spend time in both our main office in Managua and on-field in a community where AMOS has current health interventions .The application for our 2019 Global Health Practicum and Internships is now live, and we encourage students to begin the process now. Online Application Link The deadline to apply is Feb. 1st, 2019. For more details about the opportunity please see the attached packet of information.
More about our programs:
In the Global Health Practicum, students examine current models and methodologies for improving health in low-resource settings over three weeks (or 120 hours). This experience teaches students to build on community strengths and facilitate strategic community empowerment to improve health outcomes. The course will introduce participants to community-based primary healthcare practices and provide hands-on training in rural communities.*The Global Health Practicum has no language requirement.
In our Global Health Practicum + Internship program, students remain at AMOS for five additional weeks (or 200 additional hours) after the practicum to work on projects that have been identified as priority areas by the communities we work with and our primary health care team. Internship teams in the past have contributed to project areas that include: Women’s Empowerment, Youth Empowerment, Urban Health, and Nutrition. * All interns will complete the Global Health Practicum before their internship. Interns must have at least an intermediate level of Spanish.
For any questions, please email our team here: firstname.lastname@example.org