Resources for global health

Global health is a very interdisciplinary field and spans many subjects and professions. Find links, networks and organizations that can be helpful when learning more about global health for your specific subject.


The Consortium of Universities for Global Health

An american organization of over 130 academic institutions and other organizations from around the world that are engaged in addressing global health challenges. CUGH was established in 2008 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation. Its mission is to build interdisciplinary collaborations between universities and other sectors to facilitate the sharing and implementation of knowledge to address global health challenges. The Consortium of Universities for Global Health

Some of the most useful tools include:

A discussion forum, educational modules and a list of resources including training modules in the form of online powerpoint slides, for topics such as infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, health economics and health systems, but also:

  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Global Occupational Health
  • Visual Impairment
  • Causes of Violence and Effect on Community and Individual Health
  • Gender Based Violence
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