Research at the Global Health Section

The research and expertise of the Department of Public Health's Global Health Section includes everything from global health issues to problems arising from the most widespread and serious diseases, regional and local differences in health conditions and international health programmes and their effects.

Among the most important themes are health systems and society, health in poor societies, disaster management and prevention and environmental health.  Intervention studies, longitudinal studies, and international comparative studies are performed in collaboration with health care researchers, cultural researchers and social scientists.

Via the research themes below you can find an overview of research projects with participation from researchers at the Global Health Section.