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Educational Resources

Numerous high-quality global health education resources and modules exist on the web, including the following sites.

The 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.

Global Health Reading List

Recommended reading list for global health

Global Health Hub 

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.

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics: Ethical Challenges in Short-Term Global Health Training

This series of ten cases prepares individuals 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.

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.

L’Infirmiére Global Health Reading List

This select list of books is highly recommended for individuals that will be participating in clerkships abroad and addresses the impact of humanitarian aid on the conditions of clinics abroad.


A modifiable curriculua that offers medical providers the opportunity to learn about steps and procedures that can be taken in a limited-resource setting. This resource works in a trio of programs that provide a pre-departure curricular kit, a series of videos regarding medical supply adaptation, and simulations that focus on common challenges while working abroad.

Unite For Sight: 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.

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.

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.