SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Australia: Global Experiences in Nuclear Medicine

Visit hospitals and clinics in Australia and experience both how nuclear medicine is performed as well as gain an understanding on how health care in the host country works compared to the United States. Guest lecturers from Australia will present on various topics, including nuclear medicine procedures, patient care and healthcare policies.

Colombia: Public Health Global Health Sustainability

Learn about environmental and socioeconomic determinants of public health via a firsthand contact with real world scenarios while at the same time providing an opportunity for cultural and language immersion. A strong emphasis will be placed on the examining the Colombian health systems, vast health inequalities as well as the in-country socioeconomic differences and how these areas all lead to a vast differences in health outcomes.

Denmark: Exploring Art, Design, and Everyday Life

We immerse ourselves in the city life of Copenhagen and explore neighborhoods and parks; we learn about how Quality of Life is central to the design culture of Denmark by talking to designers and visiting design studios; we try out living like a Dane by going to places by bicycle. The most impactful aspect of the trip is simply experiencing the holistic and people-centered values that embody Danish design.

El Salvador: Global Health Elective, IUSM

Participants will undergo an introduction to global health issues and policies; begin to think critically about ethics in global health volunteerism; examine global health challenges and compare and contrast the systematic, policy and experiential differences between health care in the US and El Salvador.

El Salvador: Summer Language and Cultural Immersion, IUSM

The ENLACE Language & Cultural Immersion: El Salvador program offers IUSM Phase 1 medical students an intensive summer immersion experience improving Spanish skills and increasing cultural humility and understanding. Participants gain significant exposure to primary care and community health in a developing country. Optional weekend activities provide for an even broader experience of El Salvador.

El Salvador: Alternative Spring Break

The ENLACE Alternative Spring Break program seeks to heighten awareness of global public health issues, wrestle with the ethics of global volunteerism, hone a more complex understanding of global health infrastructure development and increase cultural humility, thereby encouraging a lifelong commitment to wide-ranging social advocacy and engagement. Open to any IUSM or Graduate-level Health Professions students at any IU campus

Worldwide: Health Systems Around the World, Public Health

Students actively learn and incorperate conversations about health and well being on this program. The program explores the organization, social and cultural aspects and future directions of the host country's healthcare system. Exposure to this SDG is woven into coursework and day to day activites while abroad. Past locations have included: Sweden,UK, China, Switzerland, Israel, Nicaragua.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.