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International Affairs

Goals: Expose members to the international gravity of health care disparities. Emphasize the necessity of approaching health issues in a cultural context and allowing members to appreciate the essential elements of a successful health intervention. Inform the membership of international health opportunities. Educate the membership about international health crises. Provide close oversight for revisions to medical mission trip programming, site selection, and mission statements.

Committee Leadership

Brittany Fields
International Affairs Co-Chair
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Mertalaine Mulatre

Janet Nwaukoni
International Affairs Co-Chair
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Announcements & Resources

Cuba Mission Trip

The Student National Medical Association has partnered with MEDICC to provide students a great experience to provide healthcare abroad. The Cuba Mission Trip will be held June 10-18, 2018. The mission trip will consist of providing helathcare to locals and participating in educational lectures about public healthcare abroad. In addition, students will be provided with a tour of the local area. Lodging for students will be on the campus of the National School for Public Health. Click the link below to view pictures of the dormoritories. Availability is limited. For more information and to receive the application please email international@snma.org.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2vf12uwwmpjb0ko/AADyNCae5zgFWAqBFijGfhH-a?dl=0

The International Affairs Committee would like to thank everyone who donated and participated in the Choctaw Indian Reservation Mission Trip. The mission was a big success. Over 50 Native Americans were able to be screened for diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

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