University of British Columbia Okanagan
For several years students from the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s undergraduate nursing program have been involved in a global health nursing practicum. This is part of the students final clinical practice experience in which students have an opportunity to practice nursing in another setting outside of Canada.
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2019 UBCO Global Gala
Friday November 15, 2019 at The Laurel Packing House
This event is hosted by a group of nursing students from the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO). This year's Global Gala is a formal charity event that will include a family-style dinner, entertainment, silent auction, and casino to end off the night. More information coming soon! There will be many opportunities to help raise funds towards health initiatives, supporting outreach clinics, and purchasing medical equipment in Ghana and Zambia. For fifteens years, nursing students who are passionate about global health and building capacity in communities have had the opportunity to participate in a global health practicum in Ghana, and over the last eight years, Zambia. All funds raised at this event go directly towards health initiatives in these areas. Thank you for your support!