Power and politics in global health
This research group brings together perspectives from anthropology, political science and development studies to examine the political dynamics and power structures that shape global health policy and practice.
Photo: Katerini Storeng
About the group
The group aims to advance a critical social science research agenda on global health, through research projects focused on
- The transfer of health policies between global and local levels
- Civil society’s and other non-state actors' role within global health governance
- Epidemic preparedness and response
- The politics of Universal Health Coverage and global health security
- The political and social determinants of health
- Maternal and reproductive health policy and interventions in Africa and Latin America
Academic programmes and courses
- SUM4200 - Key issues in Development and Environment
- SUM4023 - The Political Economy of Global Health
The Research Group convenes a Network for Social Science in Norwegian Global Health Research open to anyone interested in how social science perspectives can advance Norwegian global health research and policy.