About the School of Global Health
School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen is anchored at the Department of Public Health, at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, with a school board to provide oversight and support. The School Board is headed by the Dean of the Faculty of Health an Medical Sciences.
Seats on the School Board go to the deans of the participating faculties and the Head of the Department of Public Health, the School Director and three members nominated by the Head of the Board representing key stakeholders or researchers from outside the University of Copenhagen.
The School Board appoints the director, and approves School of Global Health's strategic direction, work plans and budgets.
The Board also supports the development of research and education at the School of Global Health and ensures the proper coordination of all activities within the School as well as relative to similar activities externally. The Board meets once/twice annually and may appoint an international advisory committee on an ad hoc basis to provide specific inputs for strategy documents, major research initiatives, and to evaluate the performance of the School.
Find our recent status letter (in Danish): SGH status letter 2017 (PDF)
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What is global health?
School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen defines Global Health as the research area which deals with all major health problems affecting low- and middle-income societies, including the health concerns that transcend national boundaries and are influenced by circumstances in other countries, such as trade policies, copyright laws, and global migration.
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