“an area for study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide. Global health emphasizes transnational health issues, determinants, and solutions; involves many disciplines within and beyond the health sciences and promotes interdisciplinary collaboration; and is a synthesis of population-based prevention with individual-level clinical care.”
Koplan JP, Bond TC, Merson MH, Reddy KS, Rodriguez MH, Sewankambo NK, Wasserheit JN. Towards a common definition of global health.; Consortium of Universities for Global Health Executive Board. Lancet. 2009 Jun 6;373(9679):1993-5.
Improving global health and achieving equity by championing primary health care
DFCM Global Health builds capacity in primary health care for vulnerable and marginalized populations through:
• innovative learner‐centered education
• engaged and responsive practice
• collaborative research and scholarship
• knowledge support
• sustainable partnerships
• health system advancement
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