UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) mobilizes people and resources across the University of California to advance global health research, education and collaboration.


A special project of the UCGHI Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise

Strengthening the prevention and response to campus-based sexual and intimate partner violence in four African university campuses. Now accepting new proposals to fund campuses committed to ending gender-based violence in LMICs.

UC launches first-ever organic research institute, with a hand from Clif Bar

The UC system's first-ever institute for organic research and education will be established in the UC's Agriculture and Natural Resources division (UC ANR) with a $500,000 endowment gift from Clif Bar & Company and $500,000 in matching funds from UC President Janet Napolitano.​

Can solar geoengineering mitigate both climate change and income inequality?

New research from the UC San Diego finds that solar geoengineering—the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface—may reduce income inequality between countries.

As mysterious coronavirus spreads, an infectious disease expert explains what you should know

To put the latest news in context, UCSF infectious disease expert Charles Chiu, MD, PhD, about the origins of the Wuhan virus and public health risks going forward.​

UCLA launches institute to explore legal, policy impact of emerging tech

Recently launched UCLA Institute for Technology, Law and Policy will examine advances in artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, robotics and new forms of digital media to identify the benefits and risks they represent.

Good Catch

UC Santa Barbara study finds nearly half of the fish caught worldwide come from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, are increasing in abundance.​

UC Davis grad student Camila Bonilla Cedrez uses prediction models to shed light on fertilizer prices in Africa

A study led by UC Davis Horticulture and Agronomy graduate student Camila Bonilla Cedrez compiled fertilizer price in eighteen countries in sub-Saharan Africa to predict local prices at locations for which no empirical data was available.​

California's Refugee Reproductive Health Network (ReproNet): Engaging Refugee Women in Research Partnerships

The Refugee Reproductive Health Network (ReproNet) conducted its first meetings with the Refugee Patient Task Force on Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening in January 2020.