Project CURA

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Viswanath, Omar
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2011-02-03
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The organization provides health education/primary prevention to the underserved and minority populations of greater Omaha/eastern Nebraska area throughout the year and enable students to travel abroad to underserved countries and utilize preliminary medical skills, to realize the Creighton Ideals of Magis, Cura Personalis, and Men and Women For and With Others and appreciate the value and satisfaction of helping others by providing service learning opportunities to Creighton medical students. The 3 Pillars of CURA Simple Living To become aware of the choices that the poor are forced to make as you consciously journey with them. Cultural Sensitivity Immerse yourself in a community with values and ideas different from those that you are accustomed to. To be exposed to ways of accomplishing day-to-day tasks as well as living by doing it along side the local people. Service and Community To serve and live together as members of the project as well as members of the community you are serving.
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