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Internships in Global Health - University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
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Dept Offering Program: Global Health and Health Policy Program Type: Internship
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: NO
Program Features: Field Work, Research Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students
Time Away: Summer Housing options: 8 or more weeks, Apartment (alone), Apartment (Shared), Guesthouse, Student responsibility
Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:
University of MalayaUniversity of Malaya
Health Research Internships

 
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 8-12 weeks
Number of Positions: 2
Stipend: $5,000
 
About: University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia's oldest university, is situated on a 922 acre campus in the southwest of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. UM is committed to advancing knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.
 
Intern Responsibilities: There are eight potential focus areas for a student intern.
 
FOCUS AREA #1 – PrEP Scale Up and PrEP Navigator Project
 
This project will work on scaling up community-based organisations (CBO)-led Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and the evaluation of a PrEP navigator programme. Scope of work includes data collection, analysis, and qualitative interviews.
 
FOCUS AREA #2 – Harapan 11/Kerinchi Project
 
This project is about substance use and latent tuberculosis infection (LBTI) treatment among prisoners. Scope of work includes data collection and analysis.
 
FOCUS AREA #3 – Keluarga Sihat 50
 
This project is about noncommunicable diseases (NCD) prevention amongst the urban poor. Scope of work includes data collection and analysis.
 
FOCUS AREA #4 – Life after Falls among Older Adults
 
This project focuses on determining factors which influence physical activity after falls among older adults. Scope of work includes data collection and qualitative interviews.
 
FOCUS AREA #5 – Malaysia Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort Study
 
This project aims to determine lifestyle factors which influence breast cancer outcomes. Scope of work includes data analysis.
 
FOCUS AREA #6 – Improving access to Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis Pathway for Urban Women in Selangor
 
This project aims to understand health system barriers and facilitators to provision and financing of breast cancer diagnostic pathway. Scope of work includes data collection and qualitative focus group discussions.
 
FOCUS AREA #7 – Disclosure of HIV Positive Status of Men who Inject Drugs to Female Intimate Partners
 
The project explores how HIV-positive men who inject drugs make decisions to disclose their status to intimate partners and how these decisions can, ultimately, result in consistent condom use. Scope of work includes data analysis.
 
FOCUS AREA #8 – Teacher Health Risk Factors and Stress
 
This project aims to understand the clustering of lifestyle risk factors and stress on health among teachers. Scope of work includes data analysis and report writing.
 
Qualifications: Applicants should have a baseline understanding of epidemiology and determinants of health, and should seek to gain knowledge of the health context in Malaysia prior to arrival. Applicants should have quantitative and qualitative research ability. Knowledge of statistical applications is preferred.
 
Website: www.um.edu.my
 
New Internship for 2020; no past Princeton interns.

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