An IUHPE Global Working Group is a nominated group of experts in a particular area. Global Working Groups align their work plans with the IUHPE organisational objectives and commit to some key deliverables which actively contribute to the development of the IUHPE scientific agenda.


A distinguishing factor of the GWG is that they are all grounded in a set of core principles:


As part of its scientific collaborations, the IUHPE has a number of scientific advisory groups and similar ad-hoc groups that are project or topic based.