Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry


Year 4 CSP4b: Global Health and Ethics


Global health lectures aim to encourage students to broaden their concept of health and consider health in the global context.


1. To introduce medical students to international issues that have impact on global health
2. Demonstrate the significance of global issues relevant to the health of Londoners
3. Examine the changing nature of health and healthcare worldwide
4. Consider environmental health issues; tsunamis, earthquakes, global warming
5. Examine the political and economic reasons for poverty and inequality
6. Consider conflict as a public health concern
7. Review the evolution of infectious diseases and the control of infections worldwide

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