Focus Areas

The Harvard Global Health Institute is committed to facilitating opportunities for students, faculty, and the global community of practitioners to engage in dialogue, conduct research on topics yet to be explored, and translate evidence into practice in areas that are pressing and timely for the advancement of equity in global health.

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) periodically reviews and updates our core thematic focus areas to ensure that critical topics in global health are addressed throughout our programmatic offerings. Some of these thematic areas may remain relevant over time. For 2024, HGHI has identified the following thematic areas:

  • Climate, Environment, and Health
  • Digital Transformation
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Mental Health
  • Global Health Security
  • Health Justice