Examine models of health systems, global health policy, international organizations (IOs), and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Geneva. Experience the practical applications of health and development programs during an excursion to Morocco.
This program examines public health systems, health policy, and development from the international nexus of Geneva. Particular emphasis is placed on the role played by international agencies, civil society actors, and the public sector in shaping health policy and systems.
The program investigates prominent issues dominating the international health and development arena, including: healthcare interventions in complex emergencies; mental health; health security; access to medicines; and vulnerable groups such as migrants. Students also examine critical links between health, the environment, and development, focusing in particular on nutrition and water.