The Global Health Programme

 

 

 

The Global Health Programme (GHP) at the Graduate Institute, established in spring 2008, is unique in Europe as a research programme integrated into an institute of international relations and development. It focuses on combining the practice and analysis of global health at the interface of health with foreign policy, trade, and development.

Geneva as ‘health capital of the world’ provides an excellent location for a strategic investment in applied research: Policy advice, based on the analysis of global developments impacting on health, is central to the positioning of the Global Health Programme worldwide. The programme examines the

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ilona Kickbusch
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Geneva, Switzerland

characteristics and mechanisms of global health governance and multi-stakeholder governance for health at the beginning of the 21st century. It also engages in capacity building in global health diplomacy and builds partnerships with a wide-range of different actors at international, regional and national levels.

The Global Health Programme acts

as research centre to study the development of Global Health Governance and Diplomacy and the power-shift in Global Health worldwide in various settings and at different levels;

as research centre to study the development of Global Health Governance and Diplomacy and the power-shift in Global Health worldwide in various settings and at different levels;

as innovative hub for analysing trends in the various key research areas and for providing reform proposals for global health governance;

as case study centre to prepare a series of in-depth case studies that reflect the reality of decision making in global health;

as centre for global health diplomacy capacity building to focus on curriculum development to offer courses for diplomats and staff of international organisations based in Geneva and upon request in other locations and to run online courses;

as intellectual hub to organise public discussions, events and roundtables in Geneva to stimulate debates and further global health negotiations.

Read the Annual Report 2011.

Find more about the Global Health Programme and the Graduate Institute Geneva online.

 

We would like to recommend these courses for Health Professionals:

Intellectual Property, Diplomacy, Global Public Health (13th – 15th February 2013)

Global Health Diplomacy (1st – 5th July 2013)

Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with “Public Health” can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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