The overall strategy for the Global Health Implementation consists in three main elements.

  1. The ‘Upstream drivers’ of health and disease. This element covers global governance and health and the impact of absolute and relative poverty on health.
  2. The second element concerns ‘Professional ethics and clinical practice’ in low resource countries, considering such matters as how health care professionals can sustain and build their professional integrity in the face of resource limitations, and how clinical practice rooted in research and evidence can be nurtured.
  3. The third element labelled ‘Quality and Access’ addresses implementation models that make use of clinical network management, innovative strategies for enabling access to services and ways of making the best use of new technologies for diagnosis and therapy.

As part of the Global Health research agenda, the following fields are being investigated: