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 Harish Nair and Professor Igor Rudan.
Current key research projects and programmes from across the Centre for Global Health include:
An EU Innovative Medicines Initiative (Horizon-2020) programme to study the role of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in childhood pneumonia, awarded to Professors Harish Nair and Harry Campbell, to develop a large international RSV epidemiological, clinical, biobank and biomarker consortium project.
An NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) on respiratory illnesses in South-East Asia awarded to Professors Aziz Sheikh and Harry Campbell.
An NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Tackling Infections to the Benefit of Africa (TIBA) awarded to Professor Mark Woolhouse.
Edinburgh University Global Health Society
The Edinburgh University Global Health Society is a student-run society, that lists Professor Harry Campbell as their patron.
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.