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Tracking a killer

October 15, 2018
UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego and Sanford Prebys Medical Discovery Institute researchers trace the complex and variable pathways to the deadly condition known as sepsis.

A new and dire diagnosis: Human trafficking

October 15, 2018
In the first-of-its-kind policy, all mandated reporters within UC San Diego Health will be responsible for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

October 15, 2018
UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive.

Ebola cases spike as nervous communities stop cooperating with health care workers

October 15, 2018
Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health was quoted by The Hill in an article about the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Grant will support efforts to integrate climate change impacts into health sciences courses

October 15, 2018
Oladele Ogunseitan, chair and professor in UC Irvine’s Program in Public Health and UCGHI education director, will host a faculty training workshop in winter 2019.

Solar power could electrify sub-Saharan Africa

October 15, 2018
Decentralized solar energy may soon compete with grid-based power systems in cost and reliability in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to UC Berkeley research. 

$2.3 million NIH grant will support efforts to stop mosquito-borne diseases 

October 5, 2018
National Institutes of Health award to UC Riverside’s Naoki Yamanaka recognizes highly innovative research.

UCSF HIV doctor to co-chair International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2020

October 5, 2018
The 23rd International AIDS conference  is returning to the Bay Area for the first time in 30 years, with leadership from renowned UC San Francisco physician-scientists and the International AIDS Society. 

International research conference draws new perspectives, sparks new ideas

October 5, 2018
Interdisciplinary leaders from around the world met at UC Davis to develop new strategies to address today's pressing global problems.  

MarHub: A technology to help refugees navigate asylum

October 5, 2018
A chatbot created by UC Berkeley students gives refugees personalized information regarding their specific path to asylum.

UCLA-led Health Equity Network of the Americas is created to address gaps in health, longevity

October 5, 2018
Dr. Michael Rodriguez is founding chair of group that promotes health equality.

GloCal Health Fellowship promotes global health research, builds research capacity

October 2, 2018

Learn how the GloCal Health Fellowship is building capacity within partner countries, promoting research that has a broad impact, and building a pipeline of researchers for the University of California system.

Video: What is global health?

September 28, 2018
UC experts define the field of global health. 

Community engagement enhances graduate education

September 27, 2018
UCSC class connects first-year graduate students with disadvantaged communities that lack access to affordable clean water.

Forum calls for action on climate change to protect health

September 27, 2018
Nearly 300 hundred experts gathered this month at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus to discuss the global health emergency that is climate change and to call for action to protect human health and well-being.

UC climate-change research is one focus of global summit

September 27, 2018
UC Merced researchers help write the San Joaquin Valley section of the Fourth California Climate Change Assessment.

Zika virus strips immune cells of their identity

September 27, 2018
UC San Diego researchers develop new lab technique for separating infected and uninfected cells helps reveal how Zika virus manipulates the human immune system.

Clinical trial seeks to prevent heart disease in those living with HIV

September 27, 2018
An international clinical trial, which is looking for effective ways to prevent heart disease in those living with HIV, has hit 7,000 participants.

UC Davis receives $1 million from Keck Foundation following virus discovery

September 27, 2018
Researchers at the UC Davis, and the University of Alberta, Canada, have made preliminary discoveries about how Zika and hepatitis C viruses reproduce at the cellular level.

The Lemelson Foundation and the Blum Center partner to help students

September 27, 2018
The partnership will equip students to deliver on big ideas with a small environmental footprint.

Call for papers in transformative approaches for gender justice in sexual and reproductive health

September 18, 2018
The Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment Center of Expertise is accepting submissions for a special issue of the journal Culture, Health & Sexuality on transformative approaches for gender justice in sexual and reproductive health.

Video: Careers in global health

September 6, 2018
UCGHI leadership and friends tell students about career options in global health. 

Climate change puts heat on public health

September 5, 2018
Health researchers across the University of California are working to understand the physical and social effects of climate change. 

Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment deputy director launches community resource supporting women’s health

September 5, 2018
COE education and training lead, Melissa Smith, brings field-tested community empowerment tools to women and girls in Latin America.

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers show how computers can predict spread of HIV

September 5, 2018
Researchers found that computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of HIV across populations, which could aid in preventing the disease.

Mobility linked with higher-risk sexual behaviors in Kenya and Uganda

September 5, 2018
New research from the UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health aims to better understand why mobile populations experience barriers to HIV prevention and treatment.

HIV and a tale of a few cities

September 5, 2018
Epidemic modeling studies in Russia and Mexico show urgent need for effective drug policy reform, according to a UC San Diego study.

Researchers plot maps, collect data to fight future infectious disease outbreaks

September 5, 2018
Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and her team are tracking cases of Ebola and mapping them to where people live, work and seek health care.

Engineered sand zaps storm water pollutants

September 5, 2018
UC Berkeley researchers develop a technology that could help provide a local source of drinking water for parched communities in California and beyond.

Finding Ebola before it finds you

September 5, 2018
For the first time, scientists from UC Davis discover a new Ebola species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or animal.

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