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GW | Hands on Health (Chiropractic) - India
Udaipur, India (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Science, Engineering & Health (SEH) RMIT School: Health and Biomedical Sciences
Study level: Undergraduate Program type: Global Work
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About your Experience
HOH India 2018
Program details
  • Tour Leader: Dr Sandra Gason
  • Program Dates: 25 August 2018 – 8 September 2018
  • Availability: 10 students
This program is a 'Global Community Health Exchange Program' GCHEP provided through HANDS-ON-HEALTH AUSTRALIA (HoHA).
HoHA partners with a local non-profit organisation in India to provide the opportunity to practice and share knowledge whilst working side-by-side with local community health workers who provide health services to their own Communities.  Programs are organised to include visits to traditional medicine and local health facilities, knowledge exchange with local health workers, health and treatment camps in the most rural and poor areas, and general sightseeing. 

The rural health camps may be conducted within open-walled clinics using portable treatment tables; shifts may be up to 10 hours.  All assessment and treatment will be fully supervised by an RMIT approved clinical supervisor and will contribute to your clinical WIL requirements. Students will be encouraged to use a variety of approaches and techniques taught at RMIT.

Program cost
The approximate cost of this program is AU$1,100. This cost includes the following:
  • Accommodation
  • all meals in Udaipur
  • logistics and support in Udaipur
  • In-program transport and transfers
  • 1-year HoHA membership
Additional costs to consider:
  • Return airfares - Melbourne to Delhi
  • Return airfares - Delhi to Udaipur
  • Transfers - in Delhi
  • 1 night accommodation in Delhi
  • Visa to India - for the purpose of the trip, students will be required to get an Employment visa a the cost of approximately $350-
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Vaccinations
  • RMIT tuition fee
Travel insurance:
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. 
For more detailed information, please refer here.

Eligibility
  • Only Chiropractic BP280 students enrolled in REHA2240 who have met the requirements to undertake external clinical placement
Academic Credit
  • REHA2240 Chiropractic Clinical Practice 4
Itinerary (TBC)
Day 1 25 August All students arrive and meet in Delhi - accommodation near local airport
Day 2 26 August All students fly Delhi to Udaipur - Welcome and Orientation
Day 3 – 14  27 August – 7 Sept Hindi Class, Health Camps, visits to local health facilities hospitals/education facilities, sightseeing
Day 15 8 September All students fly Udaipur to Delhi
 
Application and Selection process
STEP ONE: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 25 May 2018.
Complete the following questionnaires:
  1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
  2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
    • Under 1.Statement of Purpose Applicants are required to submit a 2000 word Clinic Abroad Application Essay covering the following:
      • 'The common conditions and public health issues in India and your suitability as a member of the Clinic Abroad team, including relevant previous volunteer experience'.
STEP TWO: After the deadline, successful students will be contacted of the outcome and required to 'Accept' their place in the program.
  • Successful applicants must have completed all University Hill Exit Requirements.
Cancellation Fee
  • Students must withdraw their offer of acceptance prior to 18 June 2018 or a cancellation fee of $200 will apply.
Funding
In 2018 there are
  • 10 x $1,000 Global Experience Grants available
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.