This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided.
Workshops will be held 5:30pm–7:45pm on both Monday and Tuesday. Attendance at both sessions is strongly recommended for participants.
Space is limited so register by emailing Mamie Harris. This workshop is sponsored by the UNC African Studies Center and the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases.