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About the Centre

Our Vision is of indivisible and equitable access to health, well-being and human rights. 

Our Masters in Global Health was the first in Europe and our International Doctorate in Global Health (Indigo) the first of its kind anywhere.  Our stewardship of the leading journal, Globalization & Health, and our link with This Week in Global Health (TWIGh), ensures that our staff and students are informed and invigorated.

The Centre for Global Health uses social health science to strengthen health systems.

Please download our brochure for more information (PDF).

Our Mission is to engage with partners across all sectors to promote health, well-being, opportunity and social justice.

Where? We work across more than 40 countries  with third-level, civil society, government, private sector and United Nations partners. We impact policy and practice, produce excellent scholarship, and provide an engaging and empowering learning environment for students and staff alike.

What? We use eclectic and mixed-methods approaches including action research, operational research, experimental methods, extensive quantitative surveys, multi-media crowd-sourcing, intensive qualitative interviews, ethnography and group methods, policy analysis and revision, systematic reviews, in-depth case studies and realist synthesis.

Who? CGH has five academic staff with full-time positions in Trinity (across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Psychology), five Adjunct staff, as well as many regular contributors to our teaching and research programmes, both from other Schools within Trinity and from other Universities, civil society organisations, the private sector and United Nations organisations.Our full-time staff has disciplinary backgrounds in psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, management and nursing, and they have all lived and worked in low-income countries.  Reflecting our inter-disciplinary ethos, the Centre is administered though the School of Medicine, with the Director based in the School of Psychology.