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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 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 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 Lavalette K G

Mar 2, 2021

A wonderful program on Global Health issues, i really recommend it.

By Shirley V

Nov 29, 2021

very informative and interesting. Dr. Boyd keeps the learning fun.

By Razvan V T

Aug 4, 2020

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

By Ayla g

Jul 20, 2020

Great Course! Dr. Boyd is excelente! Which you had more courses.

By Yosef A S

Jun 24, 2020

very informative course, with many interviews and great teacher.

By Sichon L

Jun 7, 2016

Give the basic view in global health. Make it easy to understand

By Benmun H D

Apr 6, 2020

i learned so much and i love the personality of this professor.

By Tran N

Aug 16, 2021

It was a great course! I learned a lot throuth it. Thank you !

By Olga A

Aug 22, 2015

Amazing combination of scientific data and practical examples.


Apr 24, 2020

Excelente curso e implementacion metodológica de aprendizaje.

By Noelle M

Jul 4, 2020

Amazing course content facilitated by an amazing instructor!

By Jenevieve K

Aug 9, 2017

This course was extremely informative and just fun to watch.

By Susan G D

May 4, 2020

Highly relatable course content. I truly enjoyed the course

By Elvira S M

Jan 30, 2021

Great course with an amazing professor! highly recommended

By May A L

Jul 12, 2020

I will terribly miss listening to Dr. Boyde's lecture. :(


Aug 21, 2020

Very informational. Thank you Dr David Boyd and Coursera.

By Ivonne A V

Feb 16, 2021

Such a good course! I love how Dr Boyd shows the world!!

By Md H

May 14, 2020

This course is very much Informative and knowledgeable.

By Mustafa s

Mar 18, 2017

great course for a basic understanding of Global health