Global health tackles issues of human health in a global context, prioritizing improved health and health equity for people at a worldwide scale.
Researchers at the University of Glasgow are bringing their expertise to bear on global health issues. Integrating science and arts approaches to engagement, supporting local capacity strengthening and utilizing data-driven approaches to understanding risk factors are just some of the ways our teams are working to address global health challenges
Below you can read more about some of our current projects that tackle the challenge global health, including links to our partners and information on which of our researchers are working on each initiative.
Wed, 11 May 2022 17:10:00 BST
It is estimated that 92 million adults worldwide are living with either a diagnosis or the symptoms of arthritis. This prevalent, yet under-researched illness can impact people of all ages, genders and races.
Tue, 01 Mar 2022 16:59:00 GMT
Social and environmental impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnamese provinces bordering China and Laos following border closure
Tue, 09 Feb 2021 15:29:00 GMT
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:57:00 GMT
Given the apparent success of Chinese measures for controlling COVID-19, other countries may consider adopting them. Yet we do not fully understand China’s measures — which extend well beyond health and clinical management — or their effects.
Wed, 12 May 2021 13:49:00 BST
The ARISE Hub will focus on 20 informal settlements in Kenya, Sierra Leone, India and Bangladesh. It will support marginalised people to claim their health rights and help build government accountability and capacity through evidence-based research to inform policy change at all levels.
Understanding & mitigating the impact of HIV infection on the burden and severity of influenza illness in Malawi
Mon, 24 May 2021 17:34:00 BST
Acute respiratory infections (ARI) account for 2.4 million deaths globally and 27% of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. In Malawi, they are most common cause of adult hospital admissions, putting severe strain on the health care system.