The student experience in Honduras involves the following:

Pre-trip orientation class during the Spring semester For Students

Home stays with families in small towns and rural villages

Health education workshops (charlas) for Hondurans about basic health issues:

· reproductive health

· nutrition

· STIs / HIV

· Family Planning

· Domestic Violence


Preventative clinical services, including:

· pelvic and breast exams

· pap smears

· STI screening


Claire Thomson presents a patient encounter to preceptor Bonzo Reddick

Coordination of follow-up care, results delivery and counseling


Time to travel and relax with other UNC medical students

Visits to Honduran clinics and hospitals

For more information and photos see 2010 Trip Highlights