The UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health brings together the university’s wealth of intellectual capital from across all disciplines, to find innovative, workable solutions to global health problems.
Since the programme was established in 2009, it has created and facilitated novel collaborations on topics such as non-communicable diseases, the health effects of climate change and the health of migrants and refugees.
- Some of the projects supported by Global Health and their impact
- How the Global Health Programme works
Funding opportunities now live
You can now apply for funding through the Grand Challenge of Global Health small grants scheme. Applications must be from two or more UCL researchers from different faculties and must address one of our Priority Themes.
Since 2009, the Grand Challenge of Global Health has brought together UCL researchers to find new ways to reduce health inequality in the world. This Grand Challenge has particularly focussed on non-communicable diseases, the effects of climate change on public health and how health services should improve to serve marginalised groups better. Find out more about what we have achieved in Global Health
As a researcher at UCL, you can get involved with the Grand Challenge of Global Health. We can support you to make connections across the university and see your research go further, for example through Small Grants, major projects, and roundtables and workshops. Find out more about how you can get involved
Get in touch with the Grand Challenge of Global Health with your suggestions, questions and ideas.
Who we are
Find out more about the people behind the Grand Challenge of Global Health, including our academic leaders.