Seven domains in Rotterdam public health and health systemic research have been identified as Rotterdam strongholds. These are areas in which iBMG, MGZ, ISS and partner institutions such as IHS have high-level expertise and in which multicenter and global collaboration and social valorisation can be advanced.
RGHI engages in international work to improve equity and access to health through innovative forms of health financing.
- Equity studies
- Financial access
- Performance based financing in health
- Health insurance
RGHI is involved in studies related to socio-economic inequalities in health, poverty reduction, differences in socio-economic status and health status. This subject area is ideal for innovative dialogue between experts whose research is focused on poverty and health in Europe and those who focus on poverty reduction elsewhere in the world.
- Socio-economic inequalities in health
- Poverty reduction
Public health capacity
RGHI is involved in health systems building, public health and urban development, and social policy.
- Health systems capacity building
- Public health
- Occupational health
- Urban development
- Health and social policy
RGHI is involved in health and humanitarian logistics and improvement of quality of health, the management of service delivery and in work on bottom-of-the-pyramid interventions.
- Health logistics
- Humanitarian logistics
- Quality of care
- Management service delivery
RGHI is involved in impact and evaluation studies, monitoring of projects, and methodological innovations, especially with regard to modeling, impact evaluations and surveys on infectious diseases.
- Impact studies
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Modeling innovations
RGHI engages in studies of institutional governance and governance in clinical settings, the ethical and humanities dimensions of global health and health (care) as a human right.
- Governance studies
- Health as human right network
- Global health humanities
RGHI carries out research into the ongoing innovations in international knowledge production and infrastructure.
- International development knowledge architecture