Global Health Collaborative

Family planning research in Kenya - Dr Lucy Obolensky, EGHO research project.

Global Health Cafe series

The Global Health Collaborative (GHC) was set up in 2016 to bring together individuals and organisations, across Plymouth and the wider South West, who have an interest in or are already working in, Global Health (GH). 

The GHC aims to share learning, enable new international health partnerships to be set up, and increase both GH education and work/experience opportunities for health professionals of all levels, both in international and 'locally global' settings.

GH cafes are informal semi-structured events which aim to: showcase local GH work, share learning, link interested individuals and signpost to educational/work opportunities/future GH partnerships.

Global Health in Wales

Friday, 27 September 2018

The joint GHC/IHC cafe was a success with the previous Director of Public Health Profession, Kelechi Nnoaham telling us how his challenges in tackling inequalities in rural Wales (within the UK) are no different to challenges in tackling global health inequalities between countries.

Global health students at BBC

Global Health masters and fourth-year medical students visited the BBC Devon studios for a live link up with the Global Dementia Impact Group. The group is led by academics from the University and is a pioneering platform to share ideas on improving the lives of individuals with dementia across the world. Countries involved include Japan, Singapore and Austria.

“The MSc Global and Remote Healthcare is an innovative and practical programme that prepares students for a life-long journey of healthcare delivery as a global doctors able to implement new and evidence-based models of care for patients around the world.” Professor Hisham Khalil.

Reciprocal benefits of Global Health partnerships

Friday 24 May 2019

The Global Health Collaborative (GHC) held their inaugural Global Health conference at the University. The theme was ‘Reciprocal benefits of Global Health partnerships’.

Thank you

We are immensely grateful to Adrian Dawson and Professor Jerry Roberts for supporting the conference, both financially and for officially opening the
occasion. We also thank all our delegates for making the journey to Plymouth, especially those from Uganda, Kenya and Sierra Leone. We are pleased you saw Plymouth at it’s sunny best and got to visit the Atlantic Ocean!

Read the full article

Global Health - short course

Do you want to gain an extensive understanding of the issues around global health? Then this could be the course for you. Our Global Health module (REM713) is now available as a short course taking place over five days.

Course dates:

Block 1 - 24, 25, 26 September 2019

Block 2 - 4, 5 November 2019.