This series of lectures deals with some of the most important elements of international and global public health. Apart from dealing with the origins of the WHO and some of the early challenges faced by it over time in national and international contexts, these lectures also delve into the history of the development of different disciplines and specialisms within a multi-faceted organization with a goal of providing universal healthcare in the broadest possible way. For further details, contact Mr Thomson Prentice [email protected] or Dr Sanjoy Bhattacharya [email protected] Websites:

Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL:

WHO Global Health Histories: