A Comprehensive Framework to Optimize Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGH)

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A Comprehensive Framework to Optimize Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGH)
Shivani Shah, Henry C. Lin and Lawrence C. Loh
Globalization and Health201915:27
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12992-019-0469-7
Abstract
Increasing demand for Short-term Experiences in Global Health (STEGH), particularly among medical trainees, has seen a growth in programming that brings participants from high-income countries to low and middle-income settings in order to engage in service, teaching or research activities. Historically the domain of faith-based organizations conducting “missions”, STEGH are now offered by diverse groups including academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and the private sector, either as dedicated for-profits or through corporate social responsibility arms…