Mission and Vision

Since its founding, the Institute for Global Health Sciences has sought to be a pioneer and innovator in academic global health, with a deep commitment to improving the health of marginalized communities.

A History of the Institute for Global Health Sciences, 1999 to 2019

Our vision: To improve health and reduce inequities locally and globally.

Our mission: We solve global health problems so that people can live healthy productive lives by:

  • Applying high-quality scientific evidence to inform health policies and practices
  • Training future leaders in global health
  • Building the capacity of our implementing partners

Our Commitment to DEI