GCU Global Education

ghana

Final day of Volunteering

By : Kerry Mendes We had our final Malaria outreach in Apeguso!  A total of 149 people attended, 19 positive cases and 130 negative cases.  We did blood pressures, wound care, medication administration, and Malaria testing on people of all ages from infants to adults.

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Prague

A Glimpse of Czech Republic

Hannah Koutishian, studying abroad this January in Prague, Czech Republic, shares some recent sites from her time abroad. By: Hannah Koutishian We took a trip to the town of Pilsen to see the brewery where the Pilsner Urquell beer is originally made. We were able to take a walking tour around Pilsen and head to

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Rome

Heart is Content in Italy

Rome Faith Bennett shares some photos of the Arch of Constantino, Colosseum, Palatine Hill and many Ancient Roman ruins. “My heart is content! I can’t wait to learn more with future tours!” Florence Last day trip to Florence! A walking tour of Florence included a few things such as the houses of the Medici family,

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ghana

Day 3 of Volunteering in Ghana

By Yasmin Amaro-Garcia: Hello everyone! It’s day 3 of our malaria outreach efforts and today we were lucky enough to provide these services in the village Frankadua where we are staying in! We screened 266 persons for malaria, provided wound care, and blood pressure readings with patient education.  We felt privileged to serve the community

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ghana

Malaria Outreach in Ghana -Day 2

By: Lauren Fernandes Today was day 2 of malaria outreach! We traveled to a nearby village by tro tro (the vans used for transport in Ghana), and treated a total of 176 people for malaria. Out of the 176, 32 were positive; these individuals were given the appropriate dose of malaria medication. We also treated

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Galapagos

Life in the Galapagos Islands

Previous Next Brianna Barbarise: Life in the islands is so much different than I expected!  Not only am I eating amazing food and practicing my Spanish, I have learned so much about the past, present, and future of the Galapagos! I have visited the Galapagos tortoise station, swam with sharks and sea turtles, and visited

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