Climate Change & Health
Disease classification: clinical (symptoms), microbiological (bacteria),
Transmission types: anthroponoses and zoonoses, direct or indirect.
Direct anthroponoses: measles, TB, HIV, human behavior.
When we first arrived in Kkldi, we visited the iguana farm on site. Sebastian
showed us around the farm, explaining the farms purpose. It was started as a project to
save the iguanas from being overhunted. Contrary to the usual U
Lady in red apron
"La Casa del T"
Across from "La Casa"
Jarabe de Gu
Museo del Jade
When we went to the Jade Museum, I learned a lot about Pre-Columbian Costa
Rican culture. First of all, I learned about the three separate regions of Costa Rica where
there are now archaeological sites: the northwestern N
Secondary data: pictures, maps, census data, etc.
Participatory mapping: mapping from local perspective, include resources
important to them, use informant to help drawing.
Transect walks: ordinal lines across landscape for sampling.
Pineapple Plantation Journal
On this trip, we visited the head of the Asociacin de Mujeres Unidas para el
Desarrollo de frica (AMUDA) and members of the Foro Emas. This forum was first
established 17 years ago with the help of German funding p
Research Practicum: How To
After having question and background literature, use basic research design
decisions: deductive vs. inductive, longitudinal vs. cross-sectional, emic vs. etic,
quantitative vs. qualitative vs. participatory, data sets, nature/sc
Results and Discussion
Proper size? As much as you need to convey the information.
Leave the interpretation for the discussion.
Presenting the data: write the most relevant observations, be concise, describe the
results that are not in a table only if nec
San Jose Observation
After sitting at the Taco Bell in San Pedro for an hour, I came up with the following data.
It seemed that families were the most frequent visitors of Taco Bell, although I first hypothesized
that adolescents without paren
A system by which we attempt to explain an external reality based on what we
can observe and measure systematically.
Allows us to construct a model of reality, which offers the best possible
explanation for it based on physical evidenc
Nicaraguan Health Care
Although primary care in Nicaragua has some similarities to that of Costa Rica,
including a similar name, there are many differences as well. In December of 2006,
Nicaragua began Salud Familiar, which illustrated the imp
Independence Day in San Vito
When we went into town to see the Independence Day parade, I must say I
expected to be looked at differently for not being a Costa Rican citizen and attending the
parade. I was absolutely incorrect. From the street
Research in Health Services
Types of studies: experimental (clinical trials, field experiments, community
trials), observational (cohort, case control, transversal).
Experimental studies: great control over setting, study factor, group assignment.
Entrevista de la cocina de mi mama tica, Seora Cowley
Alguien le ense a cocinar o usted aprendi sola, y cundo?
Mi mam tica explic que su abuela le ense a cocinar cuando slo tena unos siete u ocho
aos. Despus de que su abuela
Profesora: Lindsay Chvez
La cultura de la ciudad de Miami
Miami, Florida es la ciudad ms poblada y el centro del rea metropolitana del sur de la
Florida, con la mayor poblacin de sptimo en los Estados Unidos de 5.414.712, segn la
Encuesta en l
Mis expectativas de la clase de espaol
En esta clase, tengo varias expectativas. No estoy muy contento con la cantidad de la
lengua espaola que he aprendido hasta ahora, especialmente despus de haber sido enseado la
Profesora: Lindsay Chvez
Mi vida con una familia costarricense
Cuando me enter que iba a asistir a este programa de Salud Global de un semestre en el
extranjero en Costa Rica, yo era bastante escptico de la situacin de vivir con una nueva
When we went to the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados
(AyA), we quickly learned the steps necessary for safe water supply. There are two
preliminary steps before the water physically arrives to the water plant
EBAIS: Agua Buena vs. La Casona
Un Equipo Bsico de Atencin Integral en Salud (EBAIS) is the primary level of
healthcare set up by the Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS) . Each EBAIS is
comprised of a physician, a nurse, a phar
On this trip, we visited the Maleku people in the Guatuso area to learn about their
traditional ecological knowledge as well as their culture and history. When we first
arrived, we sat down in one of the three palenques (commun
INBio (National Institute of Biodiversity) Park
While at INBio Park, our guide told us about the three major ecosystems of Costa
Rica (although today we learned about Costa Rican ecosystem more specifically). These
three ecosystems were
Design tips: keep it simple, place questions in 3 groups (must know, useful to
know, nice to know), and then discard nice to know unless 1 & 2 are short, have
your spiel ready and written at the top of a questionnaire, questionnaires are