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Global health has become an inextricable component of modern-day medical, public health, and nursing practices. There are increasing demands for health professionals who can function competently in a global marketplace, who have research or service interests in health problems of developing countries, or who wish to address global manpower inequities through training or service. Coupled with a rising tide of global health interest across academic, business, and government sectors, there is an urgent need to expand opportunities for education and training in global health. 

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Degree and Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Global Health

Master of Public Health – Global Health Track

Global Health Organizations

VIGH is a member of several global health organizations and membership privileges are extended to students:

Groups and Events

VIGH Student Advisory Council

Global Health Case Competition

Medical Students
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Residents and Fellows
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Graduate Students
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Undergraduate Students
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International Training Programs
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