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About the Course

What are the world’s major health challenges? What contributes to them? What can we do to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities? Whether you are new to Global Health, want to take a refresher course, or want to sample Global Health before undertaking undergraduate or graduate study in the field, The Challenge of Global Health is designed to provide a comprehensive but concise foundation for understanding Global Health problems and solutions. Taught by Dr. David Boyd, an award-winning professor at Duke University’s Global Health Institute (, the course combines lectures with videos shot around the world and interviews with some of the world’s foremost Global Health experts....

Top reviews

Sep 5, 2020

This was a very detailed and well structured course. Dr. Boyd gave me a panoramic understanding of Global Health Challenges, the interdependence and complexity of these challenges and their solutions.

Aug 23, 2020

It was inspiring, educational, and informative. Dr. Boyd really added a lot of the enthusiasm and energy to the course and I really appreciate him for it. Overall, an amazing intellectual experience.

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By Ahmad B

Dec 22, 2016

This is an excellent "most do" course for anyone interested in global health and security

By Ekere O

Jul 12, 2020

Excellent Teacher, Excellent material that encompasses Public Health 101 all in 5 weeks!

By Mohamed h A a

Apr 11, 2020

thank you very mush doctor , you really a good person and i tought many things from you.

By El

Nov 10, 2020

Excellent content, interesting videos, the interviews were very educational. Thank you.

By Chiara P

Nov 2, 2020

It has been a great experience to learn from around the world with the view of reality.

By Santiago X E R

Jul 20, 2020

Excellent course with outstanding professors providing first class University lectures

By Louella B O

Jul 6, 2020

Thank you very much for sharing us your expertise and knowledge on global health.

By Clive J M

Sep 1, 2020

One of thee best courses ever. Has taught me a lot. Thank you so much Dr. Boyer.

By Natasha S

Apr 9, 2016

Excellent course- great enthusiasm during lectures and engagement level at 100%!


Aug 16, 2015

The professor was very engaging. I would like to take another course with him.


Feb 18, 2018


By Prapichaya

Sep 25, 2017

Very interesting program with so many great interviews with subject leaders.

By Melissa B

Jan 26, 2016

The professor is amazing and the content was up to date and really engaging!

By Kafula l

May 2, 2020

It was very informative and helpful.keep up with the good teaching Dr.Boyd.

By Judith C G

Sep 19, 2020

The course was informative presented well. I learned a lot from the class.

By Reny A

Jul 6, 2020

Brief explanation, very open minded for me. Love it! Thanks Dr. Boyd... ;D

By Manju r

Aug 4, 2020

So much interesting courses.... Am like to study this courses. Thank you

By Rahul P

Oct 28, 2020

I am glad that I opted for this course and overall experience was good

By Fauzan A D

Jul 21, 2020

Very good and interesting. Material is complete and easy to understand

By Marcarious M T

Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Boyd nailed it. thank you very much for such an insightful course.

By Warisara S

Jun 1, 2020

You're the best!! Thank you so so so much for this wonderful course.

By Maryam B J

Apr 21, 2020

That was very very very fun and useful course....thank you Dr.boyd♡♡

By Maria T

Nov 23, 2015

A very interesting course. Thank you to all the instructors. Gracias

By Razvan V T

Aug 4, 2020

The course was great. Thank you so much, Prof Boyd and Coursera.