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
  • Head of the Department:
    Prof Taryn Young
  • NQF Level: Entry Level 8
  • 30 CPD Points
  • Course fees: R3950.00 (TBC)
  • Last date for application: 
  • TBC
  • 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