Numerous high-quality global health education resources and modules exist on the web, including the following sites.
Consortium of Universities for Global Health
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) hosts the Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) teaching module web project. Nearly 100 modules are available online; topics include the following:
- Professional development (global health career options, professionalism, making posters, global health book list)
- Health systems and health policy
- Infectious and non-communicable diseases
- Vulnerable populations
- Working in resource-limited countries
JHSPH OPEN Courseware
Browse materials and images from over 100 courses developed by faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Academic departments that contribute to OCW include: Health, Beahvior, & Society; Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Biostatistics; Environmental Health Sciences; Epidemiology; Health Policy & Management; International Health; Mental Health; Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; and Population, Family, & Reproductive Health.
Global Health Reading List
Global Health e-Newsletters
Sign up for any or all of the following e-Newsletters to stay up-to-date on current trends and topics in global health.
- The Lancet Global Health
- The Lancet HIV
- The Lancet Infectious Diseases
- Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
- USAID Global Health
- Devex – Focus on: Global Health
- CDC Around the World Newsletter
Unite for Site: Ethics, Quality, and Equality Online Global Health Course
This online course guides learners through best practice standards to affect global health change while also raising awareness about the lasting and significant harm “worst practice” principles can bring.
USAID Global Health eLearning Center
Developed for USAID field staff who repeatedly requested access to additional technical and public health support, these online learning modules provide access to current global health topics, training, and continuing education in nearly 12 different topic areas.
Johns Hopkins Berhman Institute of Bioethics: Ethical Challenges in Short-Term Global Health Training
This series of ten cases prepares those involved with global health, regardless of experience level, to recognize and navigate ethical issues that may arise during short periods abroad. Such ethical awareness helps individuals avoid harm to communities and facilitates long-term collaboration for the betterment of global health.
University of Michigan’s Center for Global Health
University of Michigan’s Center for Global Health has produced a fantastic global health handbook. Review it for advice on project planning, travel logistics, local engagement, and more.