Global Health Academy

Global Health and Sustainable Development Planning Project

This mapping project is directly related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically Goal 3 "Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Well-Being for All at All Ages".

Project Aims

In order to support national governments prioritise the health and well-being of women and children, of those who especially vulnerable because of disability, or stigmas and exclusion, and to strengthen the Health Care Workforce we will invest in:-

  • Engaging data: work with partners to collect, store, analyse, access and interpret data, and help link in country local data to and from the health, education, industry, economy, and agriculture sector
  • Providing fact-based achievement briefings: support the implementation of best practices in Zambia, Malawi and Rwanda in collaboration with national governments and country-level organisations.
  • Engaging enterprise in broader SDG3 health agenda: foster entrepreneurship among women and youth to create a sustainable, healthy business ecosystem and strengthen workplace health and the health workplace.

Project Outcomes

A sustainable 5-year plan for a large collaborative project to help address key health issues in 2 or 3 African countries. This plan is aligned to the national Sustainable Development plans for each country and reflects Country requests and our partners’ specific expertise in global health

Project Team

Dr Liz Grant, Director, Global Health Academy, Joanna Storrar, Executive Director, University of Edinburgh North American Office in partnership with the Universities of Yale, Weill Cornell, UNFPA, Johnson and Johnson, the Vitality Institute, CMMB, Clinton Global Health Initiative, UCB and IBM.