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Building a TB-free world

Tuberculosis kills more than 1.6 million people a year worldwide, yet has flown largely under the global health radar – until now.

Plastic’s carbon footprint

Researchers from UC Santa Barbara conduct first global assessment of the lifecycle of greenhouse gas emissions from plastics.

USAID project helps UC Davis continue long tradition of agricultural development in Egypt

The five-year, $30 million project will establish a Center of Excellence for Agriculture at Cairo University.

New report creates roadmap for US-Mexico cooperation on security, drug and border policy

UC San Diego white paper recommends establishing a joint taskforce combating fentanyl, developing binational criminal investigative operations and more.

Air pollution impacts childhood development, new UC Merced study shows

Sandie Ha, professor of epidemiology found that children who live near major roads are at a higher risk for developmental delays because of traffic-related pollutants. 

Researcher finds dangerous levels of metals in liquor sold in Uganda

UCLA Extension’s Ochan Otim found traces of arsenic, chromium and lead in the spirits.

Learning from failure: NextDrop’s water information pilot in Bangalore

UC Berkeley professors Isha Ray and Alison Post share their analysis of a mobile phone intervention to alert Indian households via text when to expect water supply.

Opinion: The impact of the technology revolution on tuberculosis

Michael Reid of UCSF's Institute for Global Health Sciences shares his thoughts on the of role of technology in treating TB. 

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