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Global Health Affairs

Change the future of health worldwide

Fetching Water in South Africa

Founded in 2003, Global Health Affairs program offers a global health degree within the intellectually diverse and socially engaged context of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. With the unique combination of substance, theory, analysis, management and diplomacy training offered at the Josef Korbel School, you will not only get the grounding you need to find meaningful opportunities in today's global health, you will also have the chance to define the global health of tomorrow.

We invite you to read on and look through our site to learn about our exciting curriculum, our diverse and accomplished faculty, and our recent course offerings.


Student Spotlights

Each month we like to highlight Global Health Affairs current students and alumni to showcase our students breadth of work. If you or a friend is a graduate of the Global Health Affairs Program and you would like to be involved, please contact




Current Projects and Research

Global Health students from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies work across the globe on various research and health interventions. Scan over the map to learn more about current GHA research projects.

Global Health Affairs Program, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University Of Denver, Denver, CO 80210

Service-Based Research Project: Jerusalem, Israel
We work with Grassroots Jerusalem on an "Evolving Map" of community needs, capabilities and organizations that serve as a platform for improving the efficacy, collaboration, and sustainability of development and human rights organizations.

Service-Based Research Project: Nairobi, Kenya
Along with Global WASHES, we pilot interventions in hygiene, social enterprise, peer education, and governance to address the need for sustainable sanitation in Kibera, one of the world's most densely populated slums.

Service-Based Research Project: New Delhi, India
We work with New Concept Information Systems, a Delhi-based social research and communications organization, to revolutionize the role of the community health worker (CHW) in South Delhi slums.

Evaluation Research: Matlab, Bangladesh
This project explores the long-term, multigenerational effects of randomized interventions in mother and child immunization, disease outreach and family planning introduced in the rural Matlab area of Bangladesh. Randall Kuhn, Director of the Global Health Affairs program, is currently a research lead for the project.


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