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Put people over profits, says Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

October 18, 2017
Addressing the Blum Center at UC Santa Cruz, Muhammad Yunus discussed his vision for an alternative economic system that brings people around the world out of poverty.

Abortion restrictions like those in Ohio disproportionately impact low-income women and their health

October 18, 2017
Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE associate director Ushma Upadhyay discusses abortion policy in Ohio.

Researchers create molecule that could ‘kick and kill’ HIV

October 18, 2017
A particle developed by UCLA, Stanford, NIH scientists awakens dormant virus cells in lab animals and then knocks them out.

Meet UC San Diego's Global Health student representatives for 2017-2018

October 11, 2017
Students advise the UCSD Global Health Program on issues related to undergraduate education, including but not limited to courses, curriculum, instruction, student involvement opportunities, research opportunities and student programs.

Faculty spotlight: Nathan Samras, MD, MPH

October 11, 2017
Dr. Samras brings UCLA rich global health experience and enthusiasm for collaborating with students and faculty on global health initiatives.

Research honored at scholars symposium

October 11, 2017
UCGHI co-director, Patricia Conrad, DMV, PhD honored at the 18th annual National Veterinary Scholars Research Symposium.

Video: Rx One Health summer course

October 4, 2017
Sophie Charlton, a second year vet student at UC Davis, shares her experience working with the people and animals of Tanzania and Rwanda.

Social impact

October 4, 2017
UCSB scholars awarded grants for studies on Mexico’s black population and immigrants’ mental health.

Scientists estimate death rates from air pollution caused by the impact of climate change

October 4, 2017
Lawrence Livermoore National Labratory scientists are working to understand the impact of climate change on human life. 

Data-rich, low-cost technologies help disarm diseases globally

October 3, 2017
UC faculty and students develop innovative global health tools made possible by today's technology.

Tiny hats for tiny babies

September 27, 2017
Help UCSF’s East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative knit hats to keep preterm babies warm.

Growing public health program launches standalone PhD

September 27, 2017
UC Merced's new public health PhD program focuses on the health of California's central valley.

Scientists identify new hosts for Chagas Disease vectors

September 27, 2017
UC Riverside data will help impede the spread of Chagas Disease, which affects 8 million people worldwide.

Improving infant health: What’s the role for social policy?

September 27, 2017
UCLA public health dean Jody Heymann and Aleta Sprague of WORLD Policy Center discuss how policy change can improve the health of babies around the world.

GloCal fellow Lauren Haack: from small town USA to advocate for Latino kids

September 25, 2017
Learn about this GloCal fellow's journey bringing culturally appropriate ADHD interventions to Mexico and beyond. 

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

September 21, 2017
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

September 14, 2017
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.

Tick, tick, tick

September 14, 2017
UCSB study highlights how the synergy of wildlife loss and climate change can increase tick abundance and the risk of tick-borne disease.

New PRIME cohort aims to bridge valley’s health divide

September 14, 2017
UC Merced medical students focus on the unique health needs of California's central valley.

Faculty spotlight: Matthew Waxman, MD, DTM&H

September 14, 2017
UCLA medical professor has extensive experience providing critical care for patients abroad.

Combining vegetables and livestock in Cambodian farming

September 14, 2017

UC Davis' Horticulture Innovation Lab helps farmers better grow nutritious fruits and vegetables.

UCSF welcomes global health anesthesia fellow

September 14, 2017

UCSF introduces Tyler Law as its first global health anesthesia fellow.

GloCal fellows: Getting into the trenches for global health research

September 1, 2017
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.

Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

September 1, 2017

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

In a warming climate, ocean- and land-based floods are a disastrous duo, UCI researchers find

August 30, 2017
The rise of two types of floods threaten populations in coastal areas.

Hurricane Harvey’s public health impact extends beyond flooding

August 30, 2017
HUFFPOST examines some of the broader public health impacts of Hurricane Harvey and speaks with UCLA professor of environmental health sciences, Dick Jackson.

Manganese in underground drinking water is cause for concern

August 30, 2017
UC Riverside study on US Glacial Aquifer and 3 Asian countries suggests officials should monitor manganese as a possible public health threat.

Manufacturing in Phnom Penh

August 23, 2017
UC Davis Blum Center student grantee, Purva Juvek, blogs about the sanitation system she brought to Cambodia. 

United Nations special envoy on Tuberculosis commends India for its bold vision in combating TB

August 23, 2017
UCSF's Eric Goosby, MD, visits India to assess the country's TB program.

Poverty policies

August 23, 2017
UCLA researchers explore the effects of a higher minimum wage on low income families in South Asia and Africa.

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