27 JUNE 2011
Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world .Oaxaca is the poorest state of Mexico, and 60% of Oaxacans lack sanitation & drinking water. Over 35.5 million people in the U.S. speak Spanish as their primary language at home.
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 their cultural and linguistic competency and understanding of health care delivery in a low-resource setting. Through homestay families, focused language classes, and clinical rotations, participants will gain confidence communicating in Spanish and a greater awareness of local culture and medical practice in Mexico. Learn more about how this unique program combines language with global health: