Bioengineering Nepal: Technology Development for Global Health

Bioengineering Nepal: Technology Development for Global Health Exploration Seminar August 21 – September 11, 2018

Application deadline: February 15th, apply here

Course: BIOEN 498/599, Technologies for Improving Global Health, 5 credits (I&S, DIV, Engineering elective)

Program Description: Students will explore the needs of medical workers in Nepal. Through shadowing of clinicians in both Dhulikhel Hospital and affiliated medical outreach centers, students will define technological needs to improve health care delivery in three focus areas: cardiovascular health and disease prevention, infectious disease diagnosis and prevention, and accident and trauma care.

There will be an information session this Friday, February 2nd at 12:30PM in the Electrical Engineering Building, Room 303.

Questions? Contact Karen Thickman, thickman@uw.edu

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