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  • Locations: Eldridgeville, Belize
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, J-Term, Spring, Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Drake Administered Credit Type: Drake Credit
Provider: Drake University
Program Description:
Description:
Student will engage in activities at Hillside Healthcare International clinic, Mobile Clinics to remote villages, and Poly Clinic in Punta Gorda.   In addition to these three clinical settings students provide community education at health fairs, in schools, and to HOPE (elder care) organizations across the Toledo District of Belize.  The schedule is developed and maintained by Hillside and is subject to change depending on the other stakeholders that Hillside serves. 
 
Accommodation information:
Travel
To Punta Gorda: arranged by student
To and from airport: arranged by Hillside; students must communicate travel plans to Hillside.
For Clinic Activities: arranged by Hillside; the clinic has three heavy duty Land Rovers that are used to transport students to their activities and are built to handle road conditions in Southern Belize.
 
Student Housing: Abby’s House- located on the Hillside campus.
  • Fully furnished/serviced
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • 2 students per bedroom
  • Secure – guarded during the evenings and weekends
  • Cleaning service once per week to clean dorm and change linen 
Faculty Housing: Coral House Inn
151 Main Strett
Punta Gorda, Belize, C.A.
011-501-722-2878
Coralhousebelize@yahoo.com
http://www.coralhouseinn.net
 
Other services:
  • Transportation twice per week to Punta Gorda for supplies and groceries
  • Communal meal preparation – students share cooking and cleaning duties
  • Guidance for weekend excursions upon request (recommended tour operators)


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.