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

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.​


Course Details

  • Course Leader:
    Prof Usuf Chikte
  • Head of the Department:
    Prof Taryn Young
  • NQF Level: Entry Level 8
  • 30 CPD Points
  • Course fees: R 1200
  • Last date for application:
    31 Aug 2020
  • Program Start Date:
    14 Sep 2020
  • Program End Date:
    27 Nov 2020

For any enquiries and application forms please contact Anthea Henry
Tel: +27 21 938 9157