Health & Human Services, Health Science, Linguistics, Public Health, Thai
CIEE Community Public Health Program in Khon Kaen, Thailand
According to the World Health Organization, Thailand has “a long and successful history of health development,” yet it continues to struggle with public health issues such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. On CIEE’s Community Public Health program, you’ll examine these issues and more on regional and national levels through classroom instruction, fieldwork, and research with the help of health agencies, and visits to local communities. Plus, you’ll develop your Thai language skills, and explore this youthful, educated hub.
Study abroad in Thailand and you will:
Interact and engage with villagers, academic researchers, government officers, and practitioners working to improve public health in Thailand
Visit various public health facilities and participate in community research stays
Visit another Southeast Asian country to compare and contextualize your knowledge of public health systems
Direct enroll at Khon Kaen University’s Faculty of Public Health
Engage in Thai culture through community stays, translated exchanges, Thai student roommates, and peer tutors
Take hold of the unique opportunity to examine issues of public health on both national and regional levels, with CIEE Thailand.