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EGHRIN provides an opportunity to innovate in the development of commodities and services, thus enhancing the competitiveness of EU’s health and care industry.

EGHRIN unites leading global 12 health research institutes in Europe.

Within EGHRIN, these institutes collaborate on high quality research in close collaboration with global partners and relevant stakeholders

How do we work?

We strengthen European science and innovation, promoting European academic excellence

We provide knowledge insights that can inform improvements in European health systems, including the development of cost-effective innovations for long-term sustainability of European health care systems

We provide an opportunity to innovate in the development of commodities and services, thus enhancing the competitiveness of EU’s health and care industry

We strengthen global health security and fosters open societies

Our Priorities

EGHRIN unites 12 leading global health research groups throughout Europe

We join forces in EGHRIN to
  • Enhance awareness of global health aims and themes
  • Create excellence in Global Health research
  • Achieve impact on the EU’s Global Health research agenda
  • Translate key research findings into policy, implementation and practice
  • Become a prominent Global Health research body on a global scale
The Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal, is the fruit of an innovative alliance between the "la Caixa" Foundation", academic institutions and government bodies to contribute to the efforts undertaken by the international community to address the challenges in global health.ISGlobal is a consolidated hub of excellence in research that has grown out of work first started in the world of health care by the Hospital Clínic and the Parc de Salut MAR and in the academic sphere by the University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University. Its ultimate goal is to help close the gaps in health disparities between and within different regions of the world. https://www.isglobal.org/en/about-us
The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) is an international research and education institute that works to develop sustainable solutions to major health problems. AIGHD was initiated as a partnership between the Amsterdam University Medical Centers (AUMC), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). AIGHD is a dynamic research and education institute that thrives on intense collaboration among experts from multiple disciplines including biomedicine, economics and social and behavioral sciences. With its interdisciplinary and translational approach, AIGHD addresses the most critical medical, social, economic and political challenges in global health and development that cut across national and political borders. www.aighd.org
The Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH) is one of the research institutes in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university. Through its research, the institute aims to contribute to improving the health of some of the sickest and poorest populations worldwide, especially in Africa and Asia.Through its teaching, the institute aims to train the next generation of global health researchers and practitioners. The research projects at the institute focus on Identifying important disease risk factors and health care needs, Discovering new approaches to improving population health, Establishing novel models of providing health care https://www.klinikum.uni-heidelberg.de/HIGH.5358.0.html
The LMU Munich is actively strengthening its global health profile within the Faculty of Medicine through the CIHLMU Center for International Health and, increasingly, across different Faculties. The CIHLMU has been founded in 2009 as an interdisciplinary entity with the aim to empower health professionals in low- and middle-income countries through targeted teaching and training interventions. Two major drivers behind an increasing focus on global health at the LMU Munich are the Division of Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine with its focus on infectious diseases through basic, applied clinical and translational research as well as humanitarian aid in low- and middle-income countries; and the Pettenkofer School of Public Health with its broad public health approach and emphasis on determinants of health in countries around the globe. www.cih.lmu.de
The primary areas of research of the center in Lund are sexual and reproductive health and rights, maternal and child health, youth health, social capital, health policy, marginalized populations, mental health, violence, substance abuse, risk factors for chronic disease, and environmental stress. A key focus is to utilize accumulated knowledge to provide expertise for interventions in order to improve health and health systems. www.lunduniversity.lu.se
The George Institute for Global Health is a health and medical research institute with a mission is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. Our researchers in Oxford are using large-scale datasets from across the world – big data – to better understand chronic disease patterns and to determine how to improve health services and identify cost-effective treatments in priority areas like women’s and children’s health, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. The George Institute has been affiliated with the University of Oxford since 2010, and has offices in China, India and Australia, where it was established in 1999. georgeinstitute.org.uk Twitter feed: @GeorgeInstUK
Julius Global Health is part of the University Medical Center Utrecht in The Netherlands. Julius carries out research and educational activities in the field of reproductive & child health, cancer, diabetes & cardiovascular epidemiology, infectious diseases and environmental health. https://portal.juliuscentrum.nl/globalhealth/en-us/globalhealth.aspx
Imperial College houses the Institute of Global Health Innovation, which conducts research in the following areas: Maternal and child health, Communications technology and health, Engineering and global health,Health and the environment, Infectious diseases, Neglected tropical disease, Chronic and non-communicable diseases, and Health management https://www.imperial.ac.uk/global-health-innovation/
ITM conducts, within a coherent academic triad, fundamental, translational and applied scientific research; delivers advanced education and training; and provides medical, scientific and societal expert services. ITM strives in the fulfilment of its mission for excellence, integrity, specificity and efficiency. It upholds human dignity and diversity, academic creativity and critical sense, solidarity and collaboration, and the well-being of its employees, students, patients and other clients. https://www.itg.be
The Institute for Global Health at UCL provides a unique, cross-disciplinary approach throughout their research and teaching activities. UCL works in the real world, collaborating with communities at all levels, and offering workable solutions for policy makers. The Institute for Global Health implements UCL’s Grand Challenge of Global Health, a cross disciplinary initiative to provide innovative, workable solutions to global health problems. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/igh
LUMC acts as a knowledge centre for topics in the field of public and global health with an impact on society, it has a  directive function in the region and it acts as a centre for continuing  education and further training for medical professionals. The collaboration  between LUMC, Leiden University  and the Leiden Bioscience Park creates unique possibilities  for medical innovation  in Leiden and the surrounding  area. https://www.lumc.nl/
The University of Milan is a public, multidisciplinary teaching and research institution that offers 8 Faculties, 2 Schools, 136 study courses, 31 Doctoral Programmes and 63 Specialisation Schools. It houses a Center for Global Health.

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Team

The people behind the EGHRIN network
Frank Cobelens
Frank Cobelens

Chair, Executive Board, AIGHD;Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam

    Antoni Plasència Taradach
    Antoni Plasència Taradach

    Director General of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health

      Robyn Norton
      Robyn Norton

      Co-founder and Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health.

      Kazem Rahimi
      Kazem Rahimi

      Deputy Director of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

      Emma Feeny
      Emma Feeny

      Senior Advocacy Advisor at The George Institute for Global Health

        Eva Rehfuess
        Eva Rehfuess

        Chair of Public Health and Health Services Research at the Pettenkofer School of Public Health at the LMU Munich

          Guenter Froeschl
          Guenter Froeschl

          Senior lecturer and researcher at the Tropical Insitute University of Munich (LMU)

          Michael Hoelscher
          Michael Hoelscher

          Director of the Tropical Institute of Munich (LMU), and founding member of the Center for International Health

          Remko van Leeuwen
          Remko van Leeuwen

          Business Development AIGHD, Board member BEAM Alliance, program Director HOOKVAC group for Affordable Vaccines

          Núria Casamitjana
          Núria Casamitjana

          Training & Education Director ISGlobal

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