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Scientists report big improvements in HIV vaccine production

February 8, 2018
UCSC researchers,  Phil Berman leads the development of the only vaccine to have shown any efficacy against HIV in a clinical trial.

Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virus

February 8, 2018
UC San Diego researchers say findings support further investigation as potential treatment for Zika-infected adults.

Highlander Venture Fund chooses UCR professor’s ‘Next-Generation’ mosquito repellent for second Investment

February 8, 2018
Up to $500,000 will help a startup company market a killer repellent prevent transmission of Zika, dengue fever, malaria, West Nile virus, and other diseases.

New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission

February 8, 2018
An international team, including UCSF, has shown that two different compounds can safely and effectively block transmission of the most common form of malaria in Africa.

Project aims to prevent pandemics using One Health approach

February 5, 2018

UC Davis-led PREDICT is a comprehensive effort to study and protect human and animal health.

Congo Basin Institute an emerging game-changer

February 5, 2018

The first foreign affiliate for UCLA addresses challenges of food and water security, climate, biodiversity loss, public health and emerging disease. 

Planetary Health COE launches educational resource

February 5, 2018
A new suite of interactive case studies provides real-world examples of global health issues. 

Spring 2018 brings more global health courses to UC students

February 1, 2018
UCGHI launches new global health courses for undergraduate students, adding to a suite of courses designed to inspire careers in global health.

Reflecting on road safety during a holiday in East Africa

January 25, 2018
A UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences masters students stresses that the chance of dying in a road traffic accident depends on where you live. 

Campaign launches to increase abortion care at California universities

January 25, 2018
Ushma Upadhyay, deputy director of the UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE is working to increase adequate abortion care at California campus health centers.

Strawberries embody California agriculture's conflicts

January 25, 2018
California strawberry growers face curbs on toxic chemicals that have helped their industry expand.

This doctor's revolutionary stem cell treatments could eradicate HIV

January 25, 2018
UCLA's Scott Kitchen's research could significantly up survival rates from the virus.

Researchers return to Guatemala for historic data collection

January 25, 2018
UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise Co-Director David Lopez-Carr returns to Guatemala to investigate drivers of rural out-migration.

How birds' genes influence adaptation to climate change

January 11, 2018
UCSC biologists involved in the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time to find out the potential for adaptation in vulnerable populations of birds.

Women leaders in global health: perspectives from emerging leaders

January 11, 2018
Last fall, over 400 women leaders in global health gathered at Stanford University, among them was UCGHI's Jennifer Wagman from UC San Diego.

40 Years later, some survivors of the first Ebola outbreak are still immune

January 11, 2018
UCLA epidemiologist explains that Ebola survivors may hold the key to future vaccines.

Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks

January 11, 2018
UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level.

Researchers don’t know how toxic wildfire smoke is

January 11, 2018
UC Davis researchers seek to learn about the long-term health impacts of wildfire smoke on humans and animals.

Human rights lawyers rule in favor of women’s health

January 2, 2018
University of California law and global health alumni address the role of human rights law in maternal health and women's empowerment.

Guiding light

January 2, 2018
Unite to Light, the nonprofit founded by UCSB’s John Bowers, is providing thousands of solar lights to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Get to work in Planetary Health

January 2, 2018
Planetary Health COE offers four amazing summer opportunities for UC students.

Women’s resistance to sexual assault in the time of #MeToo

December 21, 2017
Scholars from UC San Diego harness the power of #MeToo to empower female university students in Swaziland.

VIDEO: Richard Feachem talks about malaria elimination

December 21, 2017
Richard Feachem of UCSF's Institute for Global Health Sciences discusses what it will take to elimiate malaria. 

Monkeypox on the rise: how worried should we be?

December 21, 2017
NPR gets the lowdown on Monkeypox from UCLA's Anne Rimoin.

UCI scientists unveil new satellite-based global drought severity index

December 21, 2017
This enhanced monitoring tool adds groundwater storage to assessment factors.

Los Alamos research fundamental to first efficacy study for mosaic HIV-1 preventive vaccine

December 8, 2017
International partners announced the first efficacy study for an investigational HIV-1-preventive “mosaic” vaccine.

$1.7 Million for climate-resilient agricultural research

December 8, 2017
This collaborative UC Davis study aims to produce a safe, reliable food supply for the world.

DACA students represent the students we want, the doctors we need

December 8, 2017
Two deans from UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine argue that ending the DACA program would have profound implications for our health care system.

Malaria elimination in Asia Pacific could lead to large return on investment, new study shows

December 8, 2017
New research from UCSF reveals the estimated costs and benefits of eliminating malaria in the Asia Pacific region.

Theater experience shapes this GloCal fellow’s medical career

December 7, 2017
Learn about Huan Vinh Dong's multidisciplinary approach to global health research and medicine. 

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