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Internships in Global Health - Reach
Geneva, Switzerland (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer
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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, Global Health, Health Policy, Research Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students
Time Away: Summer Housing options: Student responsibility
Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:
ReachReach NGO
Rheumatic Heart Disease & Rheumatic Fever
Prevention and Control Internship

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 8-10 weeks
Number of Positions: 1
Stipend: $5,000 to $6,000
About: Reach is an international NGO that works to promote the health of vulnerable populations by providing technical support to local, regional and global efforts to prevent and control rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
Reach provides technical support and policy translation to amplify rheumatic heart disease control efforts locally, regionally and globally. As an organisation we aim to identify, describe and disseminate solutions for this neglected disease and to reduce the burden on vulnerable populations around the world. As a collaborative organization, we partner with a broad range of stakeholders – including clinicians, other disease communities, academics, donors, governments, industry and people living with RHD – to achieve our common goals.
Intern Responsibilities: The intern will join the Programme Team working to support in-country efforts to strengthen RF and RHD prevention and control. Responsibilities will include:
  • Engaging in dialogue with global and regional stakeholders regarding the role and work of Reach
  • Contributing to the drafting of Reach publications and website articles
  • Conducting desk reviews of current national RF/RHD activities
  • Contributing to the drafting and review of reports on Reach activities
Qualifications: Demonstrated interest in global health and development. Excellent writing and communications skills in English. Excellent team-working and collaborative skills. Solid time-management and organizational ability. Demonstrated initiative, willingness to innovate, and flexibility. Ability to work effectively in a multicultural setting. Proficient in MS Office, advanced internet literacy. Experience in review and synthesis of research evidence.

New Internship for 2020; no past Princeton interns

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