As home to some of the world's top research, medical and public health institutions and scientists, the University of California contributes valuable research to the field of global health. This research furthers our understanding of the complex systems behind the field's most threatening problems and leads to dynamic scientific, clinical and policy solutions.

Explore some of UC's global health research projects, read groundbreaking publications, and respond to calls for proposals.

Featured Project

Preterm Birth Initiative East Africa

Studies in the US have shown that among the most vulnerable populations, especially young African American women, group prenatal care can lead to as much as a 33% reduction in preterm births. Could the same be true for pregnant women in Rwanda? Learn more.

Centers of Expertise

Our Centers of Expertise conduct significant research that produces transformational results in two major areas of global health: