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Students for Global Health

Formerly known as Medsin Global Health, Students for Global Health Leicester (SfGH) is  here to raise bring together those with a common interest in global health. We our open for all and aim to increase awarness of key global health issues and give you opportunities to get involved.

We hold many events throughout the year with our most popular being the Global Health Short Course. 

Our events this year include:

  • Global Health Pub Quiz
  • Students for Global Health Explained
  • Global Health Short Course
  • Film nights
  • Debate series and workshops
  • Campaign and fundraise for a charity


Students for Global Health Leicester is part of a larger network and registered charity with national and international links. As a member you can attend training courses, have the opportunity for international exchanges (medics and research placements) and to get involved with campaigning. We also offer workshops, debates and films on key themes through the year and give opportunities to train you up to organise worshops of your own!


- Lifetime membership with short course only £10 (discounts on next years short course)

- 1 year membersip with short course  £8

-  Otherwise membership is £5 (year) £10 (Lifetime)

Contact Us:

Global Health Short Course enquiries: 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates and more opportunities. 



President: Archie Bekenov

Secretary: Nafeesa Akhtar

Treasurer: Esi Dankwa

Education Officers: Mariam Khan and Farhaana Surti

Communications Officer: Kate Cheng 

Charity Coordinator: Heather Lund 

Campaigns Officer: Mashuda Khandokar 


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