The Program in Global Health Economics and Social Change aims to provide scientific evidence on the aforementioned research areas by engaging students, faculty, policy makers, and health professionals from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. Specific Program objectives are to integrate research, training, and service to the global health community to achieve the following:

  • Establish a platform to convene a core team of scientists comprising broad research expertise to develop an analytical framework that addresses financial sustainability, equity, and efficiency in delivering healthcare in low- and middle-income countries,
  • Provide training opportunities to students and trainees both from Harvard and the broader global health community,
  • Promote intellectual exchange and mentoring through seminars, workshops, and journal clubs, and
  • Develop highly competitive grant proposals and raise funds to implement the research agenda.