Global Health
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​Department of Global Health

Short course: Introduction to Global Health

This short course aims to provide academic staff, students, researchers, reviewers and editors with the understanding of the global health within the African context and beyond.​


Introduction to Global Health

Health Systems, Services, Resources, Programs

Global Health priorities and Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs]
Trade, Policy and Global Health

Health Inequalities in Global Health context

Global Health Protection and Security​
Priority and Vulnerable Populations
Environment, climate chan​​ge and Global Health
Global Health Actors and Networks

Globalization and emerging infectious diseases​​

For completion of the course it is mandatory that participants attend all the sessions. 

All participants need access to a laptop/notebook computer and internet. 
A formal certificate of attendance will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Welcome Aboard​​


Introduction session​


Participants' Speak of the Short Course - 'Introduction to Global H​​ealth' 

Below are some testimonials from participants of the Short Course - 'Introduction to Global Health' describing their learning experience.



Course Details

  • Course Leader:
    Dr Lynn Hendricks & Prof Rene English​
  • Head of the Department:
    Prof Taryn Young
  • NQF Level: Entry Level 8
  • 30 CPD Points
  • Course fees: R3950.00
  • Last date for application: 
  • 12 July 2024
  • Program Start Dates:
  • 12 August 2024
  • Duration:
    10 weeks

For any en​quiries and application forms please contact Chanelle Windvogel
Tel: +27 21 938 9451