UC Global Health Institute

Welcome to our new and refreshed website! Our goal is to bring you global health news, projects and announcements from across the UC system.

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) is a system-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance the University's mission to improve the lives of people in California and around the world. UCGHI leverages the diverse expertise across the University to revolutionize training of future global health leaders and accelerate the discovery and implementation of transformative global health solutions.

GloCal fellows: Getting into the trenches for global health research

Man on motorbike in the middle of an African farm

GloCal Health fellows from the University of California and partnering countries use their street smarts and ability to get into tough communities and engage the people hardest hit by physical and social ills.


In her own words: GloCal fellow tells her story from Tanzania

GloCal fellow Catherine Reuben Shari, MD, MMED shares her experience of getting accepted into the program.

“Bump Day” reflections: doing more to invest in women and girls’ health

UCGHI women's health COE co-director, Ndola Prata, MD, and UCLA medical student, Sarah Lawrence, discuss the achievements and on-going challenges of global maternal health efforts.

Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

Aspiring global health researchers are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2017.

Student fellows collaborate for a healthier planet

Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation announce inaugural summer fellows. 

UCGHI names new board chair

We are excited to announce UC Riverside’s Anil Deolalikar as the new board chair for UCGHI.