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.

UC researchers lead malaria elimination efforts worldwide

mother holding child who is being tested for malaria

From creating genetically altered strains of mosquitoes to developing tools, strategies and partnerships with nations and regions to generating evidence on the cost-effectiveness of eliminating malaria, UC scientists are at the forefront of ridding the world of this deadly disease.


Undergrads: funding available for women's health, gender and empowerment projects

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE offers funding to low-income undergrads for summer projects. 

Planetary Health International Student Ambassador Program

The Planetary Health COE is accepting applications for a unique opportunity for African students who are enrolled at a UC campus. 

Jaime Sepulveda: stand up for global health

The executive director of UCSF’s Institute for Global Health Sciences discusses his accomplished career with Global Health NOW.

First year PhD student will study health communications with a focus on Latino health

UC Merced Mentor Program Fellowship recipient, Arellano Carmona, will continue her research with support from Dr. Susana Ramirez.

At the nexus of food, energy, and water: Elliot Campbell bridges the research gap

This UCSC researcher is testing the viability of popular ideas like "local food" and examining what it really means to have a healthy planet supporting healthy people.

Mapping HIV in sub-Saharan Africa reveals patterns

Sally Blower of the UCLA Semel Institute uses her skills as a biomathematician and evolutionary biologist to help shape health policy.

Spring 2018 brings more global health courses to UC students

UCGHI launches new global health courses for undergraduate students, adding to a suite of courses designed to inspire careers in global health.