Child Family Health International

995 Market Street, Suite 1104 San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

About Child Family Health International

Year Founded: 1992

Child Family Health International offers community-based global health education programs for health science students and institutions. Our unique model promotes mutual partnerships and empowerment in local communities, changing perspective about self, health, and global citizenship. We work at more than 20 sites in seven countries with over 250 partners and have enrolled students from about 35 countries, with more than 7,000 alumni.

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Primary Care & Social Medicine in Cordoba, Argentina

Argentina : Cordoba

Located at the tip of South America, Argentina is the 2nd largest country in Latin America. It is famous for its European-inspired cities, tourist sites, and gastronomy.

Intensive Beginner Spanish and Healthcare in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Participants on this program will increase linguistic and cultural competency and gain specific skills in the Spanish language. With a focus on gaining a grasp of health

Intensive Beginner Spanish and Healthcare in Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico : Oaxaca

CFHI's Intensive Beginner Spanish & Healthcare in Oaxaca, Mexico program is designed for those with little to no knowledge of the Spanish language, but who wish to increase...

Realities of Health Access and Inequities in Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico : Oaxaca

Program formerly known as "Cultural Crossroads in Health in Oaxaca, Mexico." Oaxaca, where CFHI students can explore a different culture and way of life while learning...

Rural/Urban Himalayan Rotation, India

India : Dehra Dun, Mussoorie

The Rural/Urban Himalayan Rotation, organized by Child Family Health International (CFHI), provides students a unique opportunity to study various diseases in clinical environments...

Amazon Community and Indigenous Health, Ecuador

Ecuador : Puyo, Quito

Learn about challenges in healthcare services for rural communities of the world, such as the town of Puyo on the border of the Amazon. Students will learn about the issues...

Nutrition, Food Security & Sustainable Agriculture

Uganda : Kabale

Become a part of the community in Kabale, a town in southwestern Uganda, and learn about their ground breaking integrated approach to addressing “The Bread Basket Paradox”...

Dentistry and Oral Health in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Engage with dentistry and pre-dentistry practices in a developing environment, providing assistance and care for the community in Quito, Ecuador. This program facilitates...

Maternal and Child Health in Pune, India

India : Pune

In India, an estimated 136,000 mothers and 2.5 million children die every year, most often due to causes that are preventable or easily treatable. In order to keep its commitment...

Tropical Medicine and Community-Based Care on the Coast of Mexico

Mexico : Puerto Escondido

This placement has previously been known as the Tropical Medicine and Rural Health program and is ran by Child Family Health International (CFHI). Participants have the chance...

HIV/AIDS and Healthcare in Durban, South Africa

South Africa : Durban

Experience Durban, the heart of Kwa-Zulu Natal province in South Africa. Child Family Health International is proud to have operated this excellent program in collaboration...

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia : La Paz

Students have the chance to explore and become immersed in the local language and vibrant culture of Bolivia, with this health development opportunity. Volunteers will spend...

2- week Public Health & Community Medicine:India

India : Delhi

India is the world’s largest democracy and is considered a newly industrialized country. Yet despite its large workforce and immense growth, India continues to face the...

Intensive: 2-week HIV & Maternal/Child Health - Uganda

Uganda : Kabale

In the Nile basin of east Africa lies Uganda where the majority of people live on less than $2 per day. Uganda has the 20th highest maternal mortality rate and the 15th highest...

Intensive: 2-week Health Access & Inequities - Mexico

Mexico : Oaxaca

Mexico, the most populated Spanish-speaking country in the world, retains influences from Mayan and Aztec culture, as well as European colonialism. It is famous worldwide...

2-week Tropical Medicine & Community Health - Mexico

Mexico : Puerto Escondido

This placement has previously been known as the Tropical Medicine and Rural Health program and is ran by Child Family Health International (CFHI). Participants have the chance...

Intensive 2-week Hospital Medicine in Latin America

Argentina : Cordoba

Located at the tip of South America, Argentina is the 2nd largest country in Latin America. It is famous for its European-inspired cities, tourist sites, and gastronomy.

Exploring HIV & Maternal/Child Health in Kabale, Uganda

Uganda : Kabale

Complete a medical rotation in Kabale, Uganda. The country is sadly in the top 20 in terms of infant and maternal mortality rates. The vast majority of women give birth without...

Palliative Care in Southern India

India : Trivandrum

This placement offers volunteers the unique opportunity to work with the well established, Dr. Rajagopal, caring for patients with terminal illness, in a developing environment....

Healthcare Challenges in South Africa, Cape Town

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

Experience, first-hand, the healthcare challenges facing South Africa where, under the Apartheid regime, the vast majority of people had limited or non-existent healthcare...

Medical Internship: UC Davis Quarter Abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico : Oaxaca

This particular program is made possible through a collaboration with the University of California at Davis. Any University of California student is eligible to apply for...

Women's Reproductive Health in Mexico

Mexico : Puerto Escondido

The Women's Reproductive Health in Mexico program takes place in Puerto Escondido, a small seaside town in the state of Oaxaca. There, students will gain exposure to many...

Sight for All-Ophthalmology Rotation in New Delhi, India

India : New Delhi

* 45 million people in India are visually impaired * There are 12 million blind people in India * 1 in 3 of three of the world's blind is Indian * 80% of the blindness...

Introduction to Traditional Medicine in India

India : Dehra Dun, Rishikesh

The Introduction to Traditional Medicine program, organized by Child Family Health International (CFHI) gives students the opportunity to learn about the traditional and

Public Health and Community Medicine in India

India : Alwar, Delhi and 1 other city , Jaipur Show less

This unique program, organized by Child Family Health International (CFHI) combines interactions and discussions with the senior public health professionals with clinical...

Confronting Tropical Disease Challenges in Mumbai, India

India : Mumbai

Program formerly known as "Communicable Diseases in Mumbai, India." Participate in community health care services and learn about the health care challenges facing the...

Doing More With Less- Healthcare in Remote Southern Bolivia

Bolivia : Rural Areas, Tarija

The Chagas program in Bolivia gives students a chance to have diverse knowledge on an infectious disease that is a major cause of death and disability in Latin America, but...

Reproductive Health in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

The Reproductive Health program, organized by Child Family Health International (CFHI) gives students the opportunity to participate in clinical rotations that are focused...

Urban and Rural Comparative Health, Ecuador

Ecuador : Chone, Quito

Get to know more about the urban and rural health care systems of Ecuador through clinical rotation. This will highlight the differences of healthcare services in the two...

Andean Health in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Experience the rich culture and history of Ecuador's vibrant capital city while learning about the healthcare challenges facing the region. One of Child Family Health International...

Sexual Health as a Human Right: Ecuador's Unique Model

Ecuador : Quito

Ecuador is one of the few Latin American countries to explicitly guarantee sexual and reproductive health rights for all citizens in their constitution. In establishing this...