News

Tackling childbirth-related mortality in the world’s poorest place

July 26, 2017
UCSF School of Nursing Center for Global Health develops a program to train Malawian nurses in leadership and clinical skills. 

Small pest, big battle

July 26, 2017
A team researchers from six UC campuses will study innovative genetic techniques to control disease-causing mosquitoes.

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise invites expressions of interest for journal editing role

July 25, 2017
UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise seeks an editor(s) to lead a special journal project.

UCGHI and partners develop online global health courses for UC undergrads

July 14, 2017
UC undergraduates who want to study global health can enroll in one of a series of online courses available through the UC Cross-Campus Enrollment portal. 

Migrant life takes toll on health

July 14, 2017
John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath tells the story of migrant workers in 1939, but their story is still the same today. UC researchers say simply being an immigrant affects people's health.

New website showcases global health work across the University of California

July 13, 2017
If you want to know what's going on in global health at the University of California, the UCGHI website is the place to look.

Fogarty International Center renews funding for GloCal Health Fellowships

July 12, 2017
A new cohort of GloCal Health Fellows begins projects abroad--thanks to renewed funding from the Fogarty International Center.

Student capstone research cited in CDC revised guidelines

July 10, 2017

UCSF Global Health Sciences master's student Maryam Zafer brings hope to HIV discordant couples wishing to conceive.

GloCal fellow John Rose keeps surgery on global health agenda

July 5, 2017
As a GloCal fellow, John Rose was able to contribute to groundbreaking research and participate in initiatives that advanced his career in remarkable ways.

Immigration does not raise crime, refuting common assumption

July 3, 2017
Crime is not a health factor associated with immigration, according to a new UC Irvine study.

Nanopipette technology wins first place in NIH "Follow that Cell" challenge

June 30, 2017
Nader Pourmand, professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz, develops cellular analysis technology that could change the way scientists study disease.

UCGHI Initiative trains students, faculty to advocate for global health issues

June 30, 2017
The initiative coordinates campus events and outreach to members of Congress to help ensure UC voices are heard regarding global health issues.

37 Student Innovators from UC Berkeley Gear-Up for Clinton Global Initiative University

June 19, 2017
UC Berkeley students help develop innovative solutions to address challenges in global health

Dreaming Big

June 7, 2017
From solar lamps to wifi, engineers from UC Santa Barbara develop and technologies to improve the health and well being of populations in need

Women's Health Center of Expertise awards summer grants to seven UC undergrads

June 6, 2017
The awards fund research in maternal health, domestic violence, mobile health technology, education for adolescent girls and empowerment of single mothers.

Planetary Health Center of Expertise invites proposals for pilot research projects

May 30, 2017
The UCGHI Center for Expertise will fund pilot research projects that explore synergies between population health and environmental health.

Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation offer summer graduate fellowship

May 11, 2017
UCGHI Planetary Health COE and the CA Department of Conservation offer a paid summer fellowship for graduate students interested in conservation science and policy.

Mentoring the mentors in global health research: Johannesburg, South Africa 2016

March 31, 2016
This workshop aimed to create a community of senior mentors in global health.

GloCal Fellow David Heller's opinion piece featured in The Washington Post

March 18, 2016
Heller makes a case for addressing non-communicable diseases in developing countries.

New safer conception toolkit to empower local healthcare providers and HIV-affected

February 29, 2016
The toolkit is a valuable collection of training guides and health education manuals about safer reproduction strategies.

GloCal fellows participate in Lancet Commission on global surgery

September 11, 2015
Dr. Matchencane Cossa and Dr. John Rose share their expertise in global surgery with colleagues around the world.  

Dr. Jennifer Syvertsen profiled in Global Health Matters

August 1, 2015
Former GloCal Health-fellow Syvertsen pioneers work in Kenya by measuring patterns of local drug injection and HIV risk.

Prestigious global mental health study abroad grant awarded to GPH faculty, Dr. Ojeda and Dr. Burgos

April 15, 2015
UC San Diego faculty will create new studying opportunities for students at UCSD and Tijuana Campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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