Improving Global Health (IGH) Programme

Overview

The IGH Programme recruits NHS employees from across England, from clinical or non-clinical backgrounds, with an interest in developing their leadership skills in a challenging resource-poor environment.

The IGH Programme currently works with overseas partners in:

  • Anguilla
  • Cambodia – Battambang
  • Lesotho – Mapoteng
  • Myanmar – Yangon
  • South Africa – Western Cape and Eastern Cape
  • Uganda – Gulu
  • Zambia – Lusaka

Models of Fellowship

The IGH Fellowship consists of a 6-month fellowship spent overseas with one of our partner countries, subject to availability.

How to Apply

Recruitment for Improving Global Health Fellowships is now closed.

To be informed of updates on all programmes, including when recruitment windows open, please email global.learning@hee.nhs.uk and request to be added to the mailing lists.

Resources

IGH Slides

Papers

A qualitative analysis of vertical leadership development amongst NHS health-care workers in low to middle income country settings

Global health partnerships: leadership development for a purpose

Improving Global Health: a win-win for leadership development and a fairer world?

The Improving Global Health fellowship: a qualitative analysis of innovative leadership development for NHS healthcare professionals

The Improving Global Health Programme – leadership development in the NHS through overseas placement

Videos

For more information on the IGH Programme, please review the IGH Programme FAQs.