Maternal and Infant Health in Morocco:  Women’s Rights and Family in Islam is an interdisciplinary global health study abroad program which introduces students to the social, economic, cultural, linguistic, legal, gender, environmental, technological, and biological factors that impact health for mothers and children in Morocco.

This course is offered at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Canada, and is cross-listed with History, Anthropology, the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program, and Religious Studies.  

Please visit the McMaster Morocco Program Application Portal:


The program was developed and is led by Dr. Ellen Amster, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at McMaster University, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with financial support from the U.S. Department of Education UISFL program (Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages).  Students from 8 US universities have attended the program, and it has been featured in US News media.

Please read about the course on the McMaster University News Page!