School of Law South Africa Program
Annual | Cape Town, South Africa
Howard University School of Law's Summer Abroad Program takes place annually at the University of Western Cape, in Cape Town South Africa.
The program is approved by the American Bar Association and allows students to earn up to six semester hours of law school credit while becoming familiar with the new South Africa. The program offers an opportunity for students to witness firsthand the historic legal and political changes in South Africa, in what is sure to become a leading political and economic power center in the region. A unique aspect of the Howard program is the opportunity it provides for interaction with South African law students and graduates who also participate in the program.
Global Health and International Service-Learning Experience
Annual Course with travel during Spring Break | Cape Town, South Africa
This course covers the main principles of global health along with additional topics such as interprofessional relationships, health determinants and disparities, socioeconomic status and health, human rights, culture and health, unintentional injuries, maternal and child health... water and sanitation, parasitic diseases, nutritional deficiencies, and the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). In country service-learning experiences will include visits to historical sites, health agencies, collaborative exchanges, inter-professional collaboration with other organizations, and service projects.
South Africa HIV project
2013 - Ongoing | South Africa
In South Africa, Howard University is helping the government identify patients who are HIV-infected, but have been lost to the medical system for follow-up care. South Africa is an especially important site for Howard, because it serves as the regional office for university healthcare projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Rwanda.