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1 Going Global 2015 Jesse Casanova International Programs and PCMI Program Director College of Public Health

2 Going Global 2015

3 What is the IFE? A practicum Purpose: integrate theory and practice Opportunity to learn about the field of international health Structured and significant educational experience Usually takes place in a developing country Involves a preceptor, and faculty advisor Minimum of 8 weeks and 6 credit hours for everyone

4 The IFE is open to all students An academic requirement for:  Global Health Practice Students An Option for:  Communicable Diseases  Students from other disciplines ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS  Complete College Core Courses: PHC 6000, 6050, 6102, 6357, 6410  Meet with Faculty Advisor to discuss other courses selection  Other helpful courses:  PHC 6106, 6112,  6115, 6442

5 Where to begin

6 USF College of Public Health International Hubs PanamaEcuador Malaysia Uganda

7 Where you may not travel

8 Passport, Visa, and Immunizations and Entry Please consider your country of citizenship

9 InstitutionLocationContact MALAYSIA UNIMASKuchingDr. Razitasham WABAPenangJay Sharma University of Malaya Department of Social & Preventive Medicine Kuala LumpurAbqariyah Yahya Stepping Stone Work CentrePenangKhor Ai-Na Penang Family Health Development AssociationPenangNg Lai Kin Ampang HospitalKuala LumpurJameela Sathar Penang Medical CollegePenangAbdul Rashid Khan UGANDA Ministry of Health UgandaKampalaMugagga Malimbo Hope for Humans OrganizationGuluAngwech Collines Papoli VillageTororo DistrictEmanuel Ofundi Rakai Health Sciences Program ClinicalEntebbeSteven Reynolds ECUADOR Universidad Central del EcuadorQuitoManuel Calvopiña PANAMA The Gorgas Memorial InstitutePanama CityAzael Saldana Universidad de PanamaChitreLinette Palacios ANCECPanama CityMarcela Ferguson Oncology InstitutePanama CityOmar Castillo PROBISIDAPanama CityOrlando Quintero

10 Dana Giandomenico (Uganda) Gathered data for possible integrated pest management program. Archana Mathew (Panama) Conducted fieldwork and data collection in the mountainous forested areas surrounding rural areas. Tara Miller (Malaysia) Taught students techniques in different methodologies for cleansing. Lauren Gottfredson (Ecuador) Created a survey that aims to examine the psychological effects and quality of life impacts on leishmaniasis patients.

11 1.Decide when & where you will do your IFE. Please focus on the 4 International hubs if possible, but not mandatory 2.Meet with Faculty Advisor/International Programs Office 3.Make sure that you consider linking your IFE to your Special Project Preliminary Steps

12 □ Orientation □ Canvas □ Aware that you must sign up for 8 weeks in the field and 6 credit hours □ Preliminary Application □ Purchase of Travel Insurance □ Release & Waiver □ Participant Contract □ Confirm valid dates and Photocopy of Passport, Visa(s) □ Copy of Flight information and Scholarship Application (IFE only

13 Please make sure to consider housing arrangements in advance. Scholarship Regional Table Ceiling Limit for the IFE Scholarship Latin America and the Caribbean $700 South America$1,500 Africa and Asia$2,000 Below you will find the ceiling limit per region of the world. The IFE scholarship

14 If you plan on going abroad in the Summer of 2015, YOU MUST BEGIN THE PROCESS BY JANUARY !!! Those who have not begin the process by January will NOT be eligible to go overseas for an IFE If you plan on going abroad in the Summer of 2015, YOU MUST BEGIN THE PROCESS BY JANUARY !!! Those who have not begin the process by January will NOT be eligible to go overseas for an IFE

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17 Prepare: Passport: Visas: cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_4965.htmlhttp://www.travel.state.gov/travel/ cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_4965.html Transportation: Information – Safety & security: cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.htmlhttp://travel.state.gov/travel/ cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html – Health concerns: – Hotels, providers, etc: Going Global 2015

18 The first step is to log in to your Oasis account with your NetID Once you do this, you will see the Learning and Teaching toolbar. Hover your mouse tracker over this toolbar and you will see the dropdown menu. Click on “ADVISOR APPOINTMENTS”

19 The second step is to check the Campus and the area. The campus is Tampa and the area is College of Public Health

20 Please make sure to check the sub area is College of Public Health (International Programs)

21 Lastly, Check the reason for appointment and also leave a comment. This way, I will know why you are coming in and can be better prepared. Click on the calendar and propose a date and time. My office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 – 11:30.

22 Checklist  Passport  Vaccinations  Visa  Arrange travel & confirm accommodations  Contracts and Preliminary Applications  CISI Insurance  Register for PHC 6945

23 Take advantage of resources ONLINE RESOURCES (from the U.S. Dept. of State website, American Citizens Abroad - The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas - Career Frames - Careers Without Borders - Escape Artist - Expats Abroad - Expats Unite - GOINGLOBAL - International Career Employment Weekly - International Executive Search - INTJOBS.org - IO/S/EA - Jobs Abroad - Kompass - Transitions Abroad - Going Global 2015

24 More places to look: U.S. Department of State – U.S. Agency for International Development – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC Jobs Overseas: Students or Recent Graduates - USA Jobs - DevNetJOBS.org International Development Jobs and Consulting opportunities - American Public Health Association CareerMart - (‘international’ - 77, ‘global’- 52, ‘global health’ - 17) United Nations organizations, the Red Cross, WHO, PAHO, etc. Take advantage of resources Going Global 2015

25 $$$ Funding of your project… – Where does it come from? – How long will it last? – Any chance of extension or renewal? Cost of living… – Washington, DC (3 rd highest, vs 91.8 for Tampa) – Internationally??? Going Global 2015

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28 Thanks! Going Global 2015 Jesse Casanova International Programs and PCMI Program Director College of Public Health


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