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With a growing focus on Central and South America, the Western Highlands of Guatemala is an international training site for undergraduate students involved in the Student Reseach Training program. The fieldwork program offers global health students a rich, intensive educational experience in which they learn about global health research by developing and implementing a mentored project in the field.In the West Highlands of Guatemala, where access to biomedical care for the Maya is scarce, DGHI faculty and students are working and researching to find solutions to improve indigenous health.

Exploring health solutions for indigenous populations where resources are scarce

Faculty Projects

Access to health care
Air pollution
Child health
Environmental health
Health policy
Health systems
Infectious diseases
Maternal, adolescent and child health
Mental health
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Student Projects

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