UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) mobilizes people and resources across the University of California to advance global health research, education and collaboration.

Unplanned Spaces: How movement patterns in rural Malawi impact HIV treatment and prevention

Current GloCal Health Fellow, Vania Wang, is using a geographical lens to examine movement patterns to help identify the social determinants for HIV treatment and prevention in rural Malawi.

News

1,306 U.S. infants were born with syphilis in 2018, even though it’s easy to prevent

UCLA Professor and UCGHI Co-Deputy Director of the Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise, Jennifer Wagman, discusses congenital syphilis research in Central Valley, CA.

CDC reports STDs reach all-time high for 5th year in a row, and it's killing babies

Jennifer Wagman, UCLA Professor and UCGHI Co-Deputy Director of the Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise,  weighs in on congenital syphilis research in Central Valley, CA.

Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

Aspiring global health researchers are encouraged to apply by November 8, 2019.

Establishment of UC San Diego School of Public Health approved

The University of California Board of Regents Academic and Student Affairs Committee has approved the establishment of a School of Public Health at UC San Diego.

Malaria could be eradicated by 2050, global health experts say

According to a new report published by The Lancet Commission and UCSF on malaria eradication, a future free of malaria can be achieved as early as 2050.

UC Berkeley, Jerry Brown launch new pan-Pacific climate institute

UC Berkeley, in partnership with former California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and China’s top climate change official, Xie Zhenhua, launch of a new campus institute.

Testing chemicals for birth defects using stem cells, not mice

UC Riverside researchers are helping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminate animal testing.

A GloCal Fellow’s Passion: Freshwater for Fisheries and Human Health

GloCal fellow Amber Roegner discusses freshwater for fisheries at Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya.

Online global health courses supplement campus offerings

UCGHI's online courses offer UC students opportunities to dive into a topic that interests them, along with renowned global health faculty and students from all 10 campuses.