The Harvard Global Health Institute is dedicated to surfacing and addressing broad challenges in public well being that have an effect on giant populations around the globe. We imagine that options that may move the dial draw from within and beyond the medication and public health spheres to encompass design, legislation, coverage, and enterprise. We do this by harnessing the distinctive breadth of excellence within fields at Harvard and by being a dedicated partner and convener to organizations, governments, scholars, and dedicated citizens across the globe.
Career choices for these with a BA or BSc in Global Health embody coverage growth and infectious illness administration with worldwide non-governmental organizations (NGOs), education, research, group outreach, community healthcare planning, well being programs administration, enterprise in each the private and non-revenue sectors, and program planning and analysis with well being companies, government and NGOs.
The field of world well being is extraordinarily aggressive, and hiring preference often is given to candidates with subject experience overseas. We encourage you to volunteer or find internships in a developing country, both before beginning a grasp’s in public health (MPH) program or as a area placement whereas at school. The U.S. Peace Corps often is the most well-known global volunteer program however there are others as effectively.
The Master Programme in Global Health prepares you for work within the area global public health. There are job alternatives within governmental and non-governmental organisations, nationally and internationally. The focus is on public well being, health planning, basic development and on humanitarian action. After the Master’s degree you might also proceed your studies at the PhD stage.