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Uganda: Global Health

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 01, 2019
Program Starts: May 20, 2019
Program Ends: Jun 03, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $4,000
Program Locations: Gulu, Kampala
Contact Phone: 4345448788
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
Contact Email:
What is Included: Estimated trip fee ($3,800) may change due to fluctuating cost of airfare, foreign currency exchange rates, number of students enrolled in the trip.

The estimated trip fee includes: international airfare; ground transportation; housing; breakfast daily; entry fees to program required sites; tour guides; 24 hour assistance; international insurance for medical emergencies, accidents, evacuation and repatriation.
What is not Included: Tuition, passport fees, visa application fees (if applicable), extra luggage fees (if exceeding airline allowance), trip insurance, some meals (see itinerary) while in-country and during travel to-and-from study abroad destinations, spending money of personal nature such as, but not limited, to phone service, laundry, souvenirs, bank transaction fees, etc.).
Estimated Costs: Tuition is billed separately and per credit hour. Summer term study abroad course enrollees receive the Experiential Learning Grant (ELG), which provides 50% off tuition.

Program Description

HP 377 - Introduction to Global Health

Acquire practical skills in disease intervention and prevention, human resource management, and program management. Students will interact with local Ugandans through feeding programs, health education, and sports outreach. While there, participants will explore the health priorities in developing countries and examine the conveyance of community health education in Africa.

Faculty Contact:
Dr. Olsen | | 434-544-8491

Quick Facts

Population: 35873253
Capital: Kampala
Per-capita GDP: $ 1300
Size: 241038 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 03:00 hours) Baghdad

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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University of Lynchburg Center for Global Education