Our profile areas
Global nursing concerns developing knowledge about health, nursing, people, suffering and ecology in a local and international context. The profile area is defined by promotion, activism and sustainable development, meaning an active use of knowledge and methods that include norm-conscious approaches to counteract inequality and social injustice. Ultimately, expertise in global nursing aims to alleviate suffering, safeguard human dignity and contribute to the health of current and future generations.
Global health is an interdisciplinary field for a wide range of evidence-based practice and research that addresses the health issues that have the potential to transcend national, state and geographical boundaries. The primary goal of global health is equality in and improvement of the health of people, groups, and populations worldwide. Global health is defined by multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches and methods in which health is considered in the perspective of the individual, the community and the environment.