Introduction to Global Health & Development – Port Moresby Campus
Introduction to Global Health & Development Course – Port Moresby Campus
The Introduction to Global Health & Development course (IGHD) is a course designed to train you in health promotion, rural and remote first aid, basic health care and community development principles.
The IGHD is for those who have a heart to see communities thrive physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. During the course, you will be immersed in a powerful combination of essential basic healthcare knowledge and community development training, with a focus on preventing illness, promoting holistic wellbeing, and empowering communities to develop their strengths.
It is a six month course that will run from our recently established YWAM Medical Ships campus in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Where you will undergo 12 weeks of training before applying what you have learned during 10 weeks of outreach in Papua New Guinea.
On completion of this course you will have attained an Australian qualification for basic healthcare; Certificate III in Basic Health Care (HLT31220) and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009), Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site (HLTAID013) and Provide Advanced First Aid (HLTAID014).
If you have a heart for adventure, long to be a voice and practically help those in need. This course is for you!
The prerequisite for this course is you need to have completed Grade 10 in PNG or the equivalent in your home country & YWAM’s foundational course, the Discipleship Training School (DTS).
17 July – 16 December, 2022
16 July – 15 December, 2023
6,000 PGK course fee + outreach travel expenses – C nation price
12,800 PGK course fee + outreach travel expenses – B nation price
15,800 PGK course fee + outreach travel expenses – A nation price
YWAM MS uses information supplied by the United Nations and other sources to rank countries in three categories (A,B,C) based on their per capita income. To see your nation category, click here.
Your course fee includes 12 weeks of missions training and 10 weeks of outreach. The training includes all of your meals, accommodation, laundry facilities, airport transfers. Your outreach includes all of your meals, accommodation, outreach shirt, and field supplies.
Your outreach travel expenses will cover variable costs such as flights, ferries, busses, etc.
Does not include travel costs to and from Port Moresby, visa, and immunisations.