A student-led global health education initiative: reflections on the Kenyan Village Medical Education Program

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Christopher John (1*), Heidi Asquith (2), Tom Wren (3), Stephanie Mercuri (4), Sian Brownlow (5)

1 Melbourne University Health Initiative, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Australia.
2 Melbourne University Health Initiative, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Australia.
3 Melbourne University Health Initiative, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building; Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Australia.
4 Melbourne University Health Initiative, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building; Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
5 Melbourne University Health Initiative, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Australia.
(*) Corresponding Author:
Christopher John
cjohn@muhi.org.au

Abstract

The Kenyan Village Medical Education Program is a student-led global health initiative that seeks to improve health outcomes in rural Kenya through culturally appropriate health education. The month-long program, which is organised by the Melbourne University Health Initiative (Australia), is conducted each January in southern rural Kenya.

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John, C., Asquith, H., Wren, T., Mercuri, S., & Brownlow, S. (2016). A student-led global health education initiative: reflections on the Kenyan Village Medical Education Program. Journal of Public Health Research, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jphr.2016.646