Podcast Episode 13: Global Health

Episode Overview

In this episode, I talk with Jennifer Carvajal, a physiotherapist and former chair of the Global Health Division, about global health and the role physiotherapy plays in improving the lives of people around the world.

In this podcast you will learn:

  • What it is like to work internationally in Ghana and Nepal.
  • How physiotherapists can get involved in global health.
  • Challenges and benefits of international work.
  • Information on the Global Health Division.

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Note: Due to the the distant location and necessity of caregivers, the facility had 13 beds for caregivers in addition to the 20 beds for patients.


To get a better look at the type of work Jennifer was involved with check out these videos:



If you would like to see what international work opportunities are available to physiotherapists, contact the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) – Global Health Division (GHD)to get involved: http://www.physiotherapy.ca

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