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.

Engineering students contribute to global health solutions

Students from across the University of California apply their engineering skills to water supply, civil works, sanitation, agriculture and energy projects abroad. 


International partners receive funding to study sexual violence

The Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment COE supports four international campus-based violence prevention research projects. 

Goosby to collaborate on $94 million USAID STAR Award to PIH

This five year project improves the technical capacity of emerging global health leaders and creates sustainable partnerships for open exchange. 

Global TIES team earns honors for solar lantern project

Undergraduate students from UC San Diego designed and built an affordable solar-powered lantern to provide light, and income, to a partner village in the Philippines.

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE awards summer grants to UC students

The awards fund research in drug addiction, health justice, LGBTQ+ inmates and health disparities among Latina immigrants. 

Back at UC, but still having global impact

Former GloCal fellow, Jennifer Syvertsen, reflects on her mentors, work in Kenya and plans for the future. 

UCSF Global Programs Offices strengthen researchers’ work in Africa

Offices abroad provide UC researchers with financial management, procurement, logistics and compliance services, as well as local technical expertise. 

Dr. Haile T. Debas on making a contribution to underdeveloped countries In Africa

On this edition of In Black America, Debas talks about being a physician, researcher, teacher and academic leader.