You can get hepatitis B through sexual contact, contaminated needles, and blood products, so CDC recommends this vaccine if you might have sex with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.
When traveling in Bolivia, you should avoid mosquito bites to prevent malaria.
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Arrive Date: August 5, 2017 End Date: September 9, 2017 The Global Health Internship program provides students the opportunity to gain firsthand clinical rotation experience while being immersed in a local community.
Canada's development assistance is a key component of the bilateral relationship.
Canada's bilateral development program supports Bolivia's national development plan, which aims to build a more equitable and economically dynamic society by addressing the social, democratic and economic dimensions of development.
This picturesque region is known as the “Bolivian Andalucia” for its vineyards and Spanish cultural influence.
Students will take part in patient consultations, laboratory analysis, and prevention efforts in surrounding communities, while learning from local experts about the latest developments in Chagas research.
These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.You may need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria, depending on your travel plans, such as where you are going, when you are traveling, and if you are spending a lot of time outdoors or sleeping outside.Talk to your doctor about how you can prevent malaria while traveling.For more information on current and past Canadian development programming in Bolivia, including a list of projects and stories from the field, please visit the Bolivia pages of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development web site.The Canadian Embassy also supports efforts to strengthen governance and security through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives.