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Devastating events can drive human trafficking, UC Santa Cruz paper shows

August 15, 2018
Researchers found an uptick in online ads for sexual services mentioning Jamaican and Caribbean ethnicities following a 2016 hurricane in the Caribbean.

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

August 15, 2018
UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested.

UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences and Global Programs Office play key role in national survey

August 15, 2018
Survey results show that Namibia is near 90-90-90 targets for HIV control.

Health facilities in low- and middle-income countries not prepared to manage noncommunicable diseases

August 15, 2018
A new UCLA study has found that Bangladesh, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania are under prepared to treat three common illnesses.

Health facilities in low- and middle-income countries not prepared to manage noncommunicable diseases

August 15, 2018
A new UCLA study has found that Bangladesh, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania are under prepared to treat three common illnesses.

UC Irvine engineers host workshops in East Africa on precipitation technology

August 15, 2018
The latest satellite precipitation data and information systems can help tackle water scarcity.

A decade of development engineering with the Pinoleville Pomo Nation

August 15, 2018
A 10-year collaboration between UC Berkeley and the Pinoleville Pomo Nation shows that development projects can and should be local, not just international.

Scientists discover new Ebolavirus in bats in Sierra Leone

August 15, 2018
This discovery out of UC Davis is the strongest evidence to date that bats are the natural hosts of these viruses.

Rx One Health Summer Institute 2018 launches in Tanzania

July 30, 2018
A group of early career health professionals from around the world will travel across Tanzania during a four-week intensive field course, launched this month.

Promising Los Alamos innovations take the spotlight

July 24, 2018
Bette Korber was recently honored with the 2018 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Price for her ground-breaking HIV vaccine designs.

UC San Diego scientists ID protein exploited by virus ravaging West Africa

July 24, 2018
DDX3 protein could serve as a potential target for new drugs to treat deadly fever.

UCSF master's program in global health celebrates 10 years of impact

July 24, 2018
On Friday, July 27, the tenth class of the country's first global health master of science program will receive its degrees.
 

Researchers to target mosquito egg productions to curtail disease

July 24, 2018
Five-year grant to UC Riverside entomologists will support this ongoing study.

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health partners with a major Chinese medical school

July 24, 2018
This partnership symbolizes the collaborative commitment of both institutions to advancing research and training opportunities for students, faculty and researchers across the globe.
 

Multimillion-dollar grant brings nicotine and cannabis policy center to campus

July 24, 2018
UC Merced has been awarded a $3.8 million grant to establish the UC Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center.

UC Davis doctoral students researching mosquitoes

July 24, 2018
While mosquitoes are out for blood, Olivia Winokur and Maribel “Mimi” Portilla, doctoral students at the UC Davis, are researching them.

A technology for military and civilian trauma care

July 24, 2018
Two UC Davis graduate students won the 2018 Big Ideas contest for their development of a mobile blood clotting monitoring device.

In health research, local efforts have global benefit

July 10, 2018
Projects from UCSF and UC Riverside highlight the importance of borderless research in the pursuit for good global health. 

Planetary Health Center of Expertise selects summer fellows

July 9, 2018
Meet the summer 2018 Planetary Health Summer Field Experience fellows!

Eleven trainees begin GloCal Health Fellowship

July 9, 2018
The 2018-2019 cohort of GloCal fellows begin their year-long fellowship in July.

Global health research is about being adaptable and diligent and working together

July 9, 2018
Sunny Hwang, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences master’s student, reflects on her capstone research experience.

Crowdfunding site powers passion projects

July 9, 2018
UC Irvine medical students traveled across the globe to provide medical education, partially funded by fellow students, faculty, friends and community members.

Climate change is making it harder for couples to conceive

July 9, 2018
UCLA research finds warming temperatures have a negative effect on fertility, birth rates worldwide. 

One Health education: where are we today?

July 9, 2018
The World Health Organization has encouraged the United States to build a more formal One Health strategy, UC Davis experts weigh in.

From surgery to policy, Juliet Okoroh seeks health justice worldwide

July 9, 2018
Okoroh, a 2017-2018 GloCal fellow, is the first researcher to examine the impact of Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme on the cost of surgical care.

Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment COE sparks collaboration in the name of #MeToo

July 3, 2018
Collaborators at UC Santa Barbara are enhancing anti-harassment efforts and education on campus. 

The challenges of health care in remote Madagascar

June 29, 2018
Hailey Reeves, IGHS master’s student, reports back from her time in the Androrangavola commune in the Ifanadiana district of Madagascar.

Sifuentez appointed to head Center for Humanities

June 29, 2018
UC Merced's Center for Humanities gets a new, global-minded director.

UC San Diego launches new Center for Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery and Development

June 29, 2018
Interdisciplinary research team to address neglected tropical diseases that may become more common with climate change.

Turning a phage

June 25, 2018
Partnering with multiple institutions, UC San Diego launches North America’s first bacteriophage therapy center to use viruses as new weapon against multidrug-resistant bacteria; clinical trials planned.

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