Child Family Health International (CFHI)

About Child Family Health International (CFHI)

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers community-based global health education programs for health science students and institutions. Our unique model promotes mutual partnerships and empowerment in local communities, changing perspective about self, health, and global citizenship. We currently offer over 40 programs in 11 countries. CFHI programs run year-round and last 2 to 16 weeks in duration. These programs have over 11,000 alumni, many of whom are leaders in global health and health equity movements.


Ophthalmologist shadow and Public health research assistant

June 2019 - August 2019 New Delhi, Delhi
“Opthalmology: - Experience working beside doctors in all units (refractory clinic, diagnostics, surgery, eye bank) - Experience in both charity and private institutions -Outreach, how basic tools are used to evaluate health in areas with no medical access (rural) - Seminar sessions with current medical students/residents. Public health - Depth into the experience of NGOS - Co-operation with individuals in the medicinal/ social health/ non-profit industry allowed for honest communication about the limitations of their systems. - Produced valuable research and data analysis for non-profit SPYM working with young male offenders with addiction (aged 6-17) - Worked in the areas of HIV&TB, LBGTQ, midwifery in rural areas (SWACH), homelessness, addiction, youth homelessness.”

Global Health Intern

August 2019 - September 2019 La Paz, La Paz Department
“Being immersed in Spanish in the pediatric health setting was a wonderful experience for a premedical student like me. I appreciated the opportunities for career exploration, research, and sustainable volunteering. I really enjoyed learning about public health from professionals navigating the system of a developing country. The preceptor physicians were kind and wanted to impart knowledge.”
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