School of Social and Political Science

Global Health Policy Unit


The Global Health Policy Unit (GHPU) is a unique, cross-disciplinary team of researchers and lecturers who are committed to addressing the major global health policy challenges facing countries of all income-levels.

World-leading research and expertise allows GHPU to offer practical solutions for decision-makers at all levels of governance, and collaborate with international actors such as the World Bank, World Health Organization, governments and other research and advocacy organisations globally.

Research is focused on four key areas of contemporary global health debates:

  • Universal health coverage
  • Commercial determinants of health
  • Global governance of health
  • Knowledge, evidence, and policy