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.

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.

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.

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.

Mentoring to advance global health

August 23, 2017
Global health leaders promote mentorship programs around the world. 

Sulfur used as pesticide linked to lung problems in children

August 16, 2017
UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers find a connection between sulfur pesticides and respiratory symptoms. 

Summer spotlight: UCLA Blum Center summer scholars

August 16, 2017
Step into the shoes of two summer scholars who are conducting health research abroad.

Student fellows collaborate for a healthier planet

August 10, 2017
Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation announce inaugural summer fellows. 

2017 seed grants support eight planetary health research projects

August 9, 2017
The global systems of land, air, water and life are the focus of eight projects receiving funds from the Planetary Health Center of Expertise. 

Master’s students develop their passions through capstone research

August 9, 2017
UCSF Global Health students travel abroad and within the US to conduct research. 

UCSD students hope low-cost device will help combat HIV worldwide

August 9, 2017
This HIV monitoring system is the fastest and cheapest on the market.

UCI establishes Malaria Initiative to fight deadly disease in Africa

August 9, 2017
UCI biologist Anthony James will lead multimillion-dollar effort to cultivate new strains of mosquitoes to fight malaria in Africa. 

UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers host joint symposium at important time for global TB

August 9, 2017
TB researchers, advocates and policymakers from around the Bay Area gathered to discuss the future of the world's leading infectious cause of death.

Star Trek-inspired virtual mentor wins saving lives at birth seed grant

August 2, 2017
Tiffany Lundeen of the Maternal and Newborn Health Research Cooperative at UCSF Global Health Sciences develops a winning application to save the lives of mothers who experience postpartum hemorrhage. 

Bats are the major reservoir of coronaviruses worldwide

August 2, 2017
PREDICT study at UC Davis finds that bats harbor the family of viruses that cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS).

Undergrads, walking the villages

August 2, 2017
Richard Blum looks back across 10 years of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor he created at UC Berkeley. 

UCGHI names new board chair

July 31, 2017
We are excited to announce UC Riverside’s Anil Deolalikar as the new board chair for UCGHI.