IGHI is focused on the co-creation and diffusion of healthcare innovation to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges facing people today.
The Institute of Global Health Innovation is one of the six global challenge institutes at Imperial. It works to support the identification, development and widespread diffusion of healthcare innovation, and in doing so to sustainably reduce inequalities in global health for generations to come.
Led by Professor the Lord Ara Darzi since 2010, we are a multidisciplinary team of over 160 clinicians, engineers, scientists, psychologists, policy analysts, data specialists, healthcare managers, economists, industrial designers and entrepreneurs all focused on the co-creation and diffusion of healthcare innovation to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges facing mankind today.
Housed within the Faculty of Medicine, we collaborate across the College’s wealth of multidisciplinary talent to innovate across science, technology, design and policy. Our aim by doing so is to develop evidence based cutting edge solutions to the challenges faced by healthcare systems and to create transformational improvement in the quality and equity of patient care, population health and wellbeing.
Our work is focused on global health policy development, technological innovation, medical robotics, healthcare design, nutrition and the gut microbiome, international child health and health research accross Africa.
Read our Interactive Brochure 2016 to find out more.