Area of Expertise

Strengthening Health Systems

IGHS strives to fortify health infrastructures and refine policy landscapes to build resilient, equitable, and efficient health systems, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Our multifaceted approach involves working with local and global partners to augment health care delivery, optimize health financing, improve workforce competence and availability, and enhance health information systems. We employ rigorous […]

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Policy, Advocacy and Diplomacy

IGHS uses its technical resources to create tools that enable global policymakers to make informed decisions about health. We organize international collective action to address urgent global health issues, from health financing and universal health coverage to malaria elimination. We produce timely evidence-based tools and information, such as policy briefs, working papers and commentaries, to […]

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Innovation and Research

Recognizing the potential of technology to revolutionize global health outcomes, IGHS consistently integrates innovative technologies into its research projects. This includes harnessing modern data analysis tools, utilizing mobile technologies for health interventions, and exploring digital solutions to streamline health service delivery. IGHS’s approach focuses on implementation science to ensure that health interventions aren’t just theoretical […]

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Data and Informatics

IGHS houses a comprehensive health informatics hub to address the data issues that limit our ability to respond internationally to HIV, malaria and emerging diseases, including COVID-19. Since 2003, we have collaborated with Ministries of Health, local universities, community partners, and international donors to improve national and international data standards, policy, governance, interoperability, exchange, integration, […]

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Clinical Excellence and Training

IGHS is at the forefront of pioneering initiatives in clinical quality improvement, focusing on developing, implementing and sustaining high-quality patient-centered health care practices globally. Our innovative strategies and methodologies enhance health care delivery, patient outcomes and the overall performance of health care systems. Through collaborations with international partners, IGHS works on diverse projects to identify […]

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Workforce Development

IGHS is working to enhance the skills, knowledge, and capabilities of healthcare professionals in California and around the world, especially in resource-limited settings. We offer a range of educational and training programs, focusing on fostering a cadre of well-rounded, competent health professionals and leaders who are equipped to address diverse global health challenges. By leveraging […]

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