Global Health & Global Health Ethics

The documents below were prepared by Mary A. Pallilonis, MD, MA as part of her requirements for earning her Master of Arts in Bioethics degree from Wake Forest University.  These documents may be used separately or together.  The series introduces students to important topics in global health and to the structure and function of healthcare systems.  The series also introduces some important macro-ethical considerations in global health.  The intended audience for these articles is students at the undergraduate and graduate level who have an interest in becoming informed participants in global health.

Topic 1 Ebola 2014-15 An Introduction to Global Health and Global Health Ethics

Topic 2 Global Health The Current State of Affairs

Topic 3 A Brief History of Global Health

Topic 4 Health Systems and Tuberculosis

Topic 5 HIV AIDS and Research Ethics

Topic 6 Global Surgery and Global Health Metrics

Topic 7 Mental Health and the Cultural Context of Global Health