For CFHI, the safety, health, and security of students, faculty, staff, and host communities is a top priority. The responsibility to engage in global health activities safely and ethically has never been greater for organizations and individual participants in these experiences.
CFHI has been successfully running programs since 1992, sending over 15,000 students abroad. CFHI’s leadership is certified in the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad and is recognized by the United Nations, GreatNonprofits, GoAbroad, GoOverseas, and others.
Through a robust health & safety infrastructure, CFHI upholds its commitment to do no harm in global health settings and protect the health, safety, and well-being of our program participants and our longstanding host communities worldwide. While no organization can guarantee participant safety 100%, CFHI’s longevity, track record, and close relationships with our international partners provide a network for safe and secure student experiences abroad.
To minimize risk, CFHI has a suite of measures and protocols in place including: