The center is a community of learning and service that brings together faculty, students and staff at Oregon State with alumni and partners around the world to generate knowledge that promotes equitable and sustainable health development solutions globally.


The center will address critical global health challenges, both present and future, by creating an environment of collaboration to develop innovative solutions that are equitable and sustainable and desired by the community where they are being implemented.


The center will promote equitable and sustainable health developments across the world following principles of human dignity, self-determination and communitarianism, and a methodological foundation based on the social determination of health.