At IGHS, we serve as policy advisors and technical resources and create tools and information to enable policymakers around the world to make informed decisions on global health. We organize international collective action around pressing global health issues, from health financing and universal health coverage to malaria elimination and non-communicable diseases. We produce timely evidence-based tools and information, including policy briefs, working papers and commentaries, on key decisions facing global health policy makers.


Climate Change and Global Health

Climate Change and Global Health focuses on mobilizing a stronger international response to climate change by engaging global health leaders as advocates for climate solutions, supporting the health sector to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change today, and building climate resilient health systems that can stand up to the challenges of the future. 

Evidence to Policy Initiative

The Evidence to Policy Initiative conducts policy analyses, research, and agenda-setting activities to help policymakers from donor agencies and low- and middle-income countries create and implement high-impact, evidence-based policies to improve the health of people around the world.

The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health

The Commission, an independent group of 25 leading economists and global health experts, put forward an ambitious health policy agenda to achieve dramatic improvements in global health by 2035 in their report, Global Health 2035. The Evidence to Policy Initiative, which serves as the Commission Secretariat at IGHS, advances these analyses to help inform policy decisions.

The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

The Lancet Commission set out to establish a roadmap for how high burden countries can meet the goals established by the UN High Level Meeting (UNHLM) in September 2018. The Commission's report provides a new, comprehensive analysis of how to build a TB-free world.

Malaria Elimination Initiative

Malaria Elimination Initiative believes a malaria-free world is possible within a generation. The MEI is a forward-thinking partner to countries and regions that are actively working to eliminate malaria—a goal that nearly 30 countries will achieve by 2020.

UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

Appointed UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis by UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon in January 2015, Dr. Eric Goosby, professor of medicine at the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences, works to catalyze global efforts to end TB by 2030.

Achieving Resilient Health Systems

UCSF's Eric Goosby, MD and Chelsea Clinton co-moderated a panel of ministers of health at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting.