Global Health Initiative

Pre-Travel Orientation

The GHI provides a pre-travel orientation session for students traveling abroad, including (but not limited to) Framework in Global Health Scholars, and AMS Summer Assistantship recipients. All are strongly encouraged to attend this one-day training session.

The orientation covers the following topics:

  • global health basics
  • personal health and safety
  • vaccinations
  • cultural issues
  • practical advice for living overseas
  • responsible conduct in research

Selected pre-travel training materials:

Brown University requires that all undergraduate, graduate, and medical students traveling on Brown-sponsored travel register their travel information in TravelSafe. The details you provide regarding itinerary and emergency contacts will help Brown’s Global Travel Safety and Security administrators provide available assistance in the event of an emergency.