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New planetary health case studies are available now

June 18, 2018

The Planetary Health COE released three new web-based interactive case studies, adding to the growing librart of cases available to educators and students.

Why I stopped charging my patients for consultations

June 11, 2018

UCSF PhD Student Mohamed Bailor Barrie discusses his experience as a doctor during Sierra Leone's civil war.

Grad student awarded thesis of the year for work in public health

June 11, 2018

Erendira “Dida” Estrada's master’s thesis explores a health communication intervention to reduce rural information inequality and health disparities.

Immigrant policing and public health

June 11, 2018

UCI study finds intense immigrant policing practices corrode Latinos’ trust in the government as a source of health information.

The trafficking victim beside me

June 11, 2018

Paula Tavrow, of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, shares a personal story.

Training the next generation of One Health professionals

June 11, 2018

With One Health Programs on the rise, UC Davis researchers propose core standards.

Fighting poverty with big data: A conversation with Joshua Blumenstock

June 11, 2018

UC Berkeley's Joshua Blumenstock explores how machine learning, development economics and big data can help us better understand the causes and consequences of global poverty.

No summer rest as UC students eye global health abroad, at home

June 5, 2018
Four UC students talk about their summer global health experiences in Thailand, Ghana, Mexico and California's Central Valley.

PHCOE launches International Student Ambassador Program

June 1, 2018
Nine candidates from eight African countries will design and implement initiatives that address major planetary health challenges in their home countries.

Online global health courses supplement campus offerings

June 1, 2018
UCGHI’s online global health courses cover a variety of topics and are available to all UC students. 

Call for student ambassadors in Planetary Health

May 25, 2018
The Planetary Health COE is seeking students from all UC campuses to participate as student ambassadors.

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

May 23, 2018
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

May 23, 2018
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.

International partners receive funding to study sexual violence

May 22, 2018
The Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment COE supports four international campus-based violence prevention research projects. 

Research offers new insights into malaria parasite

May 18, 2018
UC Riverside’s Karine Le Roch has received a new NIH grant of $3.2 million to continue work on Plasmodium falciparum. 

New Fulbright awards strengthen campus study abroad initiatives

May 18, 2018
Two staff members in UC Merced’s Office of International Affairs have earned Fulbright awards that will help the campus expand and develop study-abroad opportunities for students.

Lab-confirmed prenatal exposure to Zika is linked to cardiac defects in infants

May 18, 2018
UCLA researchers find evidence that infants with laboratory confirmation of Zika exposure before birth have a higher prevalence of major cardiac defects.

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

May 17, 2018
The awards fund research in drug addiction, health justice, LGBTQ+ inmates and health disparities among Latina immigrants. 

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

May 15, 2018
On this edition of In Black America, Debas talks about being a physician, researcher, teacher and academic leader. 

Global Programs Offices strengthen UC researchers’ work in Africa

May 15, 2018
Offices abroad provide UC researchers with financial management, procurement, logistics and compliance services, as well as local technical expertise. 

Back at UC, but still having global impact

May 14, 2018
Former GloCal fellow and current UC Riverside professor, Jennifer Syvertsen, reflects on her mentors, work in Kenya and plans for the future. 

Farming fish could save land

May 10, 2018
A team from UC Santa Barbara conducts the first land-use analysis of future food systems focusing on aquatic farming.

Three decades before the #MeToo movement, UC San Diego led the way against sexual assault

May 10, 2018
Nancy Wahlig has pioneered sexual violence prevention and care since the '80s.

Food for thought takes on new meaning for UC Global Food Initiative fellows at UCLA

May 10, 2018
This program was founded to provide solutions to combat local, national and global hunger.

UC Davis announces two new partnerships with Australian entities

May 10, 2018
UC Davis addresses pressing challenges in the global agrifood sector through partnerships with Australian entities. 

VIDEO: University of Washington professor explains a socio-technical approach to refugee education

May 10, 2018
Negin Dahya presents at UC Irvine, describes information and community technology in Kenyan refugee camps.

Climate change is ruining California’s environment, report warns

May 10, 2018

UC scientists contribute to a new report outlining the human, animal and environmental impacts of climate change.

Engineering students contribute to global health solutions

May 3, 2018
Students from across the University of California apply their engineering skills to water supply, civil works, sanitation, agriculture and energy projects abroad. 

UC researchers at the forefront of drought management

May 3, 2018
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara and international partners link human behavior and hydrologic modeling to better assess water resource risks.

Three new members join the UCGHI Board of Directors

May 2, 2018
New board members from UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz joined UCGHI in April, 2018.

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