A decade of discovery and service in global health at DKU
Ten years on from the launch of the Global Health Program, faculty and students highlight the activities and philosophy contributing to its early success.
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The Lancet Regional Health editorial endorsed Duke Kunshan’s efforts in leading the discussion of achieving sustainable UHC
The December issue of The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific featured an editorial on health innovation and universal health coverage (UHC), endorsing Duke Kunshan University’s efforts in leading the discussion of this vital topic during the Global Health Symposium held in October 2023.
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Duke Kunshan hosts international forum on universal health coverage
Experts from world-leading NGOs, development banks and universities gather at DKU to tackle big questions in health.
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The vision of the Global Health Program at Duke Kunshan University is to
promote health equity and improve health for all in China and worldwide.

Global Health Research Center​

The Global Health Research Center was established in 2013 and co-founded by Duke Kunshan University and the Duke Global Health Institute. Through conducting high-quality research, the Center aims to provide policy recommendations, and explore innovative solutions to national and global health challenges.
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Master of Science in Global Health​

The MSc-GH program has been an academic pioneer at DKU since 2014. With a rich history and a diverse student body, our program stands out for its high-quality curriculum and varied extracurricular activities, fostering an excellent learning environment to propel students toward their career goals.
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Dr. Shenglan Tang

Co-Director, the Global Health Program, Duke Kunshan University

Dr. Yunguo Liu

Co-Director, the Global Health
Program, Duke Kunshan University

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Train the next generation of global health leaders through three educational programs
— undergraduate, graduate, and professional

Students Field Experiences
Immersive learning defines DKU’s approach to global health education. Following the foundational academic coursework in the first year, MSc-GH students embark on a mentor-guided, 10-week field study during the summer. These research projects allow students to connect classroom lessons in a practical context, while also engaging them in underserved communities experiencing health disparities. Since 2014, students have conducted field projects in over 20 countries across six continents.
Hello, Class of 2025!
MSc-GH program welcomed class of 2025 on 14 August, 2023.
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Conduct high-quality innovative research in the three priority research domains
— health system and policy, population health and wellbeing, and health security and environment

From 2013 to 2022. Amount in RMB.


domestic and international projects


funding received


SCI papers


Global Health seminars


Foster cross-border and intercultural understanding, communications, and collaborations
in health research, education, knowledge translation, and policy transformation