Exploring Siena, Italy

Exploring Siena, Italy

During our second week of classes, we took a field trip to Siena where we stopped at the VisMederi lab, the Duomo, and the Santa Maria Della Scala. At the lab, we heard two lectures, one from Professor Montomoli and another from Dr. Sindhiya Jan. Professor Montomoli...
Field Trip to Poggibonsi Hospital

Field Trip to Poggibonsi Hospital

During our first week of classes in Italy, the Florence Health Institute students traveled to a public hospital in Poggibonsi. While we were visiting, we met with Dr. Benaim, the hospital’s urologist, who gave a presentation on the healthcare system of Italy....
Arriving in Florence, Italy

Arriving in Florence, Italy

The first week of our journey in Italy has been full of new sights and experiences. One of the first things we noticed was the beautiful architecture and how it compared to what we’re used to seeing in the United States. At the beginning of the drive from the...
Elmina Slave Castle

Elmina Slave Castle

Elmina Castle is the oldest building in Africa south of the Sahara desert, standing for 537 years. As the largest slave castle in the transatlantic slave trade, it now pays respect to the millions of people who suffered at the hands of slavery. Ownership of Elmina...
Willows International and R3M

Willows International and R3M

Ghana Health Services, in partnership with several organizations like Willows Foundation, has implemented the R3M Program, “Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality,” in an effort to provide government resources for Women’s’ Initiatives throughout the country....