Usher Institute

Centre for Global Health

Taking a world-leading approach to measuring the global burden of disease, prioritising investments in global health, influencing governance structures and processes, and innovating for global health.

Leadership and people

The Centre for Global Health (CGH) is led by Heads of Centre Professor Harry Campbell and Professor Igor Rudan.

Full list of Centre for Global Health staff

Research activities

Current key research projects and programmes from across the Centre for Global Health include:

Find details of research activities across the Centre for Global Health in the Edinburgh Research Explorer

Global Health Academy

Professor Liz Grant, a member of CGH, is Assistant Principal Global Health across the University of Edinburgh, and is Director of the Global Health Academy. The University-wide Global Academies focus on collaborative action to deliver global impact on some of the greatest challenges facing us today. The Global Health Academy works at the epicentre of global health challenges across the world. It aims to improve global health and make life better through collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and resource development. It provides a framework for education that strengthens global health resources and knowledge. This cross-University initiative brings together work in Global Health across the University and beyond.

Global Health Academy website

Other activities

Edinburgh University Global Health Society

The Edinburgh University Global Health Society is a student-run  society,  that lists Professor Harry Campbell as their patron.

Edinburgh University Global Health Society website

Journal of Global Health

The Journal of Global Health is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Edinburgh University Global Health Society, a not-for-profit organization registered in the UK. The journal publishes editorials, news, viewpoints, original research and review articles in two issues per year.

Journal of Global Health website