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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Global Health Policy (distance learning)

Institution London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught


This programme provides an in-depth understanding of the planning and delivery of policy responses to global health concerns and issues. It focuses on approaches to effective policy-making which contribute to the protection and promotion of population health in a globalising world, at both national and transnational levels.

The programme will provide you with a solid foundation in the approaches to and practices related to global health policy, as well as an understanding of the institutional structures and governance mechanisms that address global health issues.

This programme is suitable for students and professionals from both health and non-health backgrounds who wish to understand more about this area of policy. It will be of particular value to those seeking policy-related positions in health organisations, health-related research institutions, NGOs and private consultancies.


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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

Highly ranked in various university league tables, LSHTM was named:

  • #1 in the UK and #3 in the world for Public Health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021
  • #1 in the UK for % of research published by female authors - …
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