Sae-A Trading Company Ltd. and Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital in South Korea (PNUYH)
In August 2014, the George Washington University School of Nursing (SON) and Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital (PNUYH) partnered with SAE-A Trading Company Ltd. to bring much-needed health care services and targeted health education programs to the people of Caracol and neighboring villages. By November 2016, the medical mission teams have provided services to more than 8000 patients and implemented twelve different education/training programs.
Project Medishare & International Medicine Programs (IMP)
Since 2011, the George Washington University School of Nursing (SON) and School of Medicine and Health Sciences International Medicine Programs have partnered to bring much-needed health care services and targeted health care education programs to adult and children living in Haiti’s Central Plateau Region. The School of Nursing aims to work collaboratively with SMHS, local health agencies, and Project Medishare, our Non-Government Organization partner (NGO) to provide a wide spectrum of health-related services and activities in this inter-professional medical mission.
Omni Med is a 501c3 NGO created in 1998 to empower local communities by facilitating clinical health volunteers to train and support community health workers. They have operated since 2008 in Uganda where their full-time staff of 4, they conduct home visits, travel to remote villages to conduct week-long training sessions, and maintain skills by conducting several quarterly meetings with previously trained VHTs each week.
Universidad Hispanoamericana San Jose, Costa Rica
This is an exciting, new partnership between the George Washington University School of Nursing and the Universidad HispanoAmericana. Our partnership aims to provide a wide spectrum of opportunities and learning activities that mutually benefit students and faculty from both institutions of higher education. With collective knowledge, expertise and experience, aligned with shared vision and goals, we expect a rich and successful experience for our students, faculty and the populations served.
Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand
Thammasat University and GWSON faculty have been partnering since 2013 with faculty and student exchanges and consultation with their new PhD program. Several GW faculty have visited Thammasat University to consult and teach in their PhD program and students from this university have come to GW for visits.
Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University in Wonju, South Korea
In 2017, GWSON hosted a group of undergraduate students and faculty from Yonsei University and in 2019 a second group will visit. Faculty from Yonsei University also visited in 2016 and learn about our university, university hospital and the SON.
Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Cumbaya, Ecuador
GW has worked with the coordinator from Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Dr. Amanda Grunauer, since 2013 to coordinate student cultural immersion trips for undergraduate and graduate students. Students experience the culture through visits to museums and cultural sites in Ecuador as well as through homestays with local families.
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