UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) is a UC-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance the University’s global health agenda.

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UC Davis One Health Institute Offers One Health Field Training

The Rx One Health Field Institute is a transformative field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines.
Application deadline: January 31, 2020

Request for Letter of Intent: UCGHI Incubator Awards

UCGHI is launching a competitive grants program to provide 5 to 10 UCGHI Incubator Awards of between $5000 and $10,000.  

Working Globally, Locally: GloCal Fellow Manages Tanzanian Project from California

Current GloCal fellow and orthopedic surgery resident at UCLA, Dr. Abigail Cortez is studying how to improve trauma care in low- and middle-income countries in collaboration with Tanzanian partners at the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute.

UC Global Health Day 2021 - Creative Expression: Photography, Video, & Poetry Contest

Over this  holiday break please considering our invitation to submit a photograph, video, and/or poetry for the UCGHD 2021 Creative Expressions Contest.

UCGHI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recommendations

These recommendations are a product of contributions from the UCGHI Black Lives Matter Task Force, UCGHI Leadership Team, UCGHI Board of Directors as well as the UCGHI community.

2020 UC Global Health Institute Black Lives Matter Task Force – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey Results

The primary objective of this survey was to gather metrics of diversity and inclusion within the UC Global Health Institute community, including both the Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment Center of Expertise (COE) and the Planetary Health COE.

Global Funding must be in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental

UCGHI Director Tom Coates calls for action now on global funding in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental in his latest opinion piece in The Hill.

Kobe Bryant And George Floyd: America’s Tragedy And Horror In Two Lives

UC Irvine professor of history and vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, and member of the UCGHI Black Lives Matter Task Force, Dougles Haynes shares what responses to the deaths of Kobe Bryant and George Floyd reveal about the state of race in the U.S.

The Rx One Health Field Institute

The Rx One Health Field Institute is a transformative field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines. Application deadline: January 31, 2020.

Panel Discussion - At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal

UC Speaks Up and Courage First are hosting two virtual film screenings and panel discussions of the Emmy nominated documentary, At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal. 

UCLA awarded $25 million to advance HIV research for women and children

NIH has awarded $25 million to the UCLA branch of the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network, known as IMPAACT.

A dietary defense against disease

UC Irvine dietitian notes proper nutrition can boost your immune system without breaking your budget.

Case study illustrates need for researcher-community partnerships throughout research process

UC Riverside research paper demonstrates ethical perils and harms stemming from research practices exemplified in case study.

Advances in Global Health: A Q&A with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen

UC Press checks in with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen on the vision and aims guiding the new open-access global health journal.

UC Berkeley/UCSF SEARCH Consortium receives $23 Million to battle AIDS in East Africa

A joint venture between UC Berkeley, UCSF, and Makerere University, has received $23 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new five-year research program to combat AIDS in East Africa.

3 UCSF faculty named to Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have announced the establishment of a coronavirus advisory board, a panel of public health and scientific experts that will include three UCSF faculty members.

Development and validation of a person-centered abortion scale in Kenya

UCGHI Deputy Director Sun Cotter, MPH co-authored a manuscript with UCSF and UCLA co-authors on a person-centered abortion care scale in Kenya.