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Global Health Essentials

A flexible virtual program that connects participants with public health initiatives based on real sites around the world.

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Program Details

Global Health Essentials is  a flexible, 10-hour self-guided educational program to better understand the FIMRC site that is of most interest to you. You may also add on clinical observation opportunities, or choose to only do clinical observations. This experience will provide valuable insight to the FIMRC programs that address health challenges faced by the community, and how FIMRC works with the community to improve health outcomes.

You may choose among the following FIMRC sites:

  • Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica
  • Project Restauaración, Dominican Republic
  • Project Anconcito, Ecuador
  • Project Kodaikanal, India
  • Project Huancayo, Peru
  • Project La Merced, Peru
  • Project Cavite, Philippines
  • Project Bududa, Uganda

Please note, clinical observations are available based on site accessibility to internet, maintaining patient confidentiality, and site schedules.

All funds received by the foundation help support our operations on-site that provide critical medical care and outreach to our communities. As such, all payments and donations are non-refundable. Should you need to cancel your experience, you can reserve 100% of the funds for a future opportunity.

Program Components


A flexible 10-hour virtual program with modules focusing on a specific FIMRC site’s operations, common diseases through a case study, and cultural exploration, with the option to add on clinical observation.


Globally minded professionals and students from all over the world who are seeking a deeper understanding of global health.



$250 / site

"I learned so much about global health, what it means to be an advocate for others, and how to be more humbly and culturally competent. I would highly recommend this experience! Being able to contribute to a program that would be directly used in one of the FIMRC sites was such a rewarding experience- it was a privilege to be able to work on these projects with my peers and the amazing FIMRC staff."


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