Our primary role is serving as an academic interface to create ethical and transformative global health educational programming with our institutional partners.
We also provide a platform for universities, students, researchers, and global health practitioners to come together and collaborate with local organizations and communities in the southern region of Costa Rica.
Leading the way for best practices on the path to universal healthcare coverage.
Students benefit from learning opportunities, as local communities benefit from research results.
Investment and commitment to developing local staff.
Our best-practice network spans throughout Central America, encouraging contextualized and long-term solutions.
For sustainability and long-term impact.
Trust-based relationships and sustained communication with communities.
Known for its longstanding peace and democratic values, Costa Rica is the ideal place to understand health equity as a core value of any future health practitioner.
Although lagging in its social development indices, the region is full of invaluable assets. We believe this to be an ideal location for a safe and transformative global health experience.
Global Health is by definition a multi-disciplinary field, which is why we have aimed at building a diverse team of professionals to offer students a comprehensive and integrated educational experience.
Our areas of specialty are Anthropology, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Public Policy, Health metrics, Dentistry, Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Environmental Studies