Institute for Global Health - changing lives around the world

The Institute for Global Health (IGH) is a world-leading centre of research and teaching excellence in global health.

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Our postgraduate programmes combine innovative approaches to their subjects with high quality teaching. An extensive range of optional modules offer a unique view of global health.


Our Undergraduate programmes include an intergrated BSc in Global Health, a 2nd year student selected component (SSC) and a 6th year SSC

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The Institute for Global Health employs some of the world’s best scientific minds across a broad spectrum of global health fields.


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Lancet Lecture
IGH coordinates the annual UCL Lancet Lecture and other high-profile conferences and events. 

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Why IGH?

Our unique, cross-disciplinary approach is reflected throughout our research and teaching. We work in the real world, collaborating with communities at all levels, and offering workable solutions for policy makers. 

The Institute for Global Health implements UCL’s Grand Challenge of Global Health, a cross disciplinary initiative to provide innovative, workable solutions to global health problems.

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We produce a wide range of resources for global health professionals, students and the public.  These include reports, papers, short films and policy briefings. 

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