The Center on Commercial Determinants of Health (CCDH) is one of the first research centers in the world involved in studying and addressing the growing health burden caused by commercial determinants of health (CDoH). The center focuses on researching private sector engagement in public health as it pertains to various vulnerable populations around the world. CCDH brings a multi-disciplinary approach to not only scientific research but also advocacy, policy guidance and strengthening health systems.


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Publication in the International Journal of Public Health

July 31, 2020

The commentary "Commercial determinants of health: a proposed research agenda" by CCDH's Nino Paichadze, Meghan Werbick, Paul Ndebele, Imran Bari and Adnan Hyder was published in the International Journal of Public...

NIH Fogarty International Center Global HIV Award

July 3, 2020

CCDH Director, Adnan Hyder, and core faculty, Paul Ndebele, received a Global HIV award, which was recently announced by the NIH Fogarty International Center. More details about their 3-year HIV infrastructure training can be found...

Publication in Think Global Health

June 18, 2020

The commentary “Commercial Determinants of Health: The Role of the Private Sector in the Response to COVID-19” by CCDH's Adnan Hyder, Meghan Werbick, Paul Ndebele and Nino Paichadze was published in Think Global Health...


Nino Paichadze, Imran Bari, and Adnan Hyder


To help advance research on commercial determinants of health, the Center faculty and staff are active in a wide array of educational and training initiatives, including summer institute classes, hosting informative webinars, publishing educational manuscripts and books, and providing mentorship opportunities.

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