Welcome to the U.S. International Health Alliance elective in Petén, Guatemala. Below are a number of things we will need from you to facilitate your participation in the elective.

Forms and Insurance

In anticipation of your arrival, we need copies of the forms listed below TWO MONTHS PRIOR to your arrival in Guatemala. Please send the completed and signed forms to the following address: U.S. IHA, 61535 S. Hwy 97, Suite 9-305, Bend, OR 97702.

Please check that your current insurance covers international heath and evacuation. If it does not, you may need to purchase an additional short-term policy. Be sure to bring the copies of these documents with you to Petén.

Travel Information

Students should plan on arriving Sunday one day prior to the elective and departing on the last day – Friday – of the elective – or the Saturday following the last day. For more detailed information about travel arrangements, click here.

Fees and Expenses

Your program fee and room and board fee must be received two months prior to your arrival in Guatemala. To see the full outline of program fees and expenses click here. Please send a check made out to U. S. International Health Alliance to:

61535 S. Hwy 97
Suite 9-305
Bend, OR 97702.