International Health

The discipline of International Health deals with poverty-related health problems in low and middle income countries. In this section we provide an overview of the global setting and the idea of the tropEd-Network. Benefits of education and career options in International Health are discussed.

As a multidisciplinary approach it combines public health, epidemiology, tropical medicine, economics and management sciences, among others. International Health is concerned with promoting health, preventing and treating poverty-related diseases, rehabilitation, strengthening health systems and informing health policy.