Introduction to Malawi: A Workshop in Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture
March 21, 2011 — The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases announces its annual workshop on the language and culture of Malawi. This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings, medical interview vocabulary, and linguistic cultural sensitivity in health services for UNC students, staff and faculty who plan to work in Malawi.
When: Thursdays in April (April 7, 14, 21 and 28)
Time: 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 0003/0004 Michael Hooker Research Center
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health (Directions).
Each session will last 1.5 hours and will teach elementary Chichewa language greetings, basic medical interview vocabulary, linguistic cultural sensitivity in health services and include brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be provided with readings and language materials. Dinner will be provided. Attendance at a minimum of 3 sessions is required.
Space is limited. Please register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call (919) 843-8426 if you have any questions.