This unique seminar offers an exciting opportunity to explore the intimate link between culture & health along with colleagues from the US.

For the Certificate Course in Global Health, over a 15 day period, you will have the opportunity to explore cultural, social & behavioral influences on health and the challenge of adapting research methodology to diverse global contexts.

Students may choose to focus on Basic Sciences or Clinical/Behavioral/Social Sciences in this course. The two-week workshop will be followed by a presentation of ideas developed through group work.

Winter Institute Global Health, 2018 theme is “Biomedicine & Biopsychosocial Spiritual Perspectives on Prevention.”


The specific objectives of the workshop are:

  1. Enhanced awareness of the challenges to health due to globalization including cultural, ethical, practical challenges of conducting global health research.
  2. Increased understanding of the interplay of biological, social, psychological factors in research methodology that combines these factors.
  3. Understanding of interplay of local & global factors influencing health & health disparities across nations.


Students and graduates from Biological Sciences, Public health, Economics, Social Sciences, Medical professionals, Healthcare managers, Community health workers, Clinicians, Lawyers, Researchers and Government employees.

International Participants Registration: 600USD with taxes
National Participants :

Early bird registrations                                                                                                   INR 3500 (Student), INR 5000 (Academician), INR 8000 (Industry)+ 18% GST

Late registration:                                                                                                          INR 4000 (student), INR 7000 (Academician), INR 10000 (Industry)

Group Discounts available on 3-5 registrations
Contact- Dr. Suman Kapur: [email protected]

Mail a scanned copy of the completed registration form(Click here) to the Course Director in India: Dr. Suman Kapur at [email protected]

The registration fee is drawn in favor of Director, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.

For online transfer :

Beneficiary: Director
Account no: 62013596336
Bank: SBH, Hyderabad
IFSC code: SBIN0021092

Important Dates:

Early Bird: Dec 15, 2017 (Avail 30% discount)
Last date: Dec 31, 2107
Late/Spot Registration: Jan 02,2018
Date of the event: Jan 02-13, 2018


Prof. Suman Kapur, Phone No.: 09010202863
Email: [email protected]

Click here to visit the official website for any further details.

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