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.


Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

Now accepting applications for its 2022-23 program, GloCal is recruiting individuals interested in HIV research, non-HIV-related mental health research and other global health priority research areas.

UCGHI Annual Report 2020-2021

We are proud to share with you UCGHI’s first annual report — featuring our biggest accomplishments during the last year. We invite you to learn more about our work and our vision for creating a stronger future for global health.

UC ranks first among colleges and universities in green power usage

The University of California ranks No. 1 among colleges and universities when it comes to green electricity use, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The race to conquer COVID

From outbreak to vaccine, a new timeline captures UC’s historic mobilization against the coronavirus and the contributions of its many health care providers, researchers and scientists.

Q&A: What is realistic when it comes to herd immunity?

When will we get back to normal? Professor of medicine at UC San Diego's School of Medicine, Dr. Chip Schooley, a national leader in getting students successfully back to campus, offers some insight.

Berkeley students, staff and faculty launch Afghan scholar rescue campaign

A team of UC Berkeley staffers, students, scholars and faculty have launched a fundraising program to help Afghan journalists, lawyers and other academics flee their country as it falls to the Taliban.

University of California Health hospitals recognized among the best in California and the nation

The hospitals of University of California Health (UCH) once again have been rated among the best in the state and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings.

Time to ramp up UC Davis’ response to grand challenges

The University of California, Davis has recently named Jonna Mazet — a highly distinguished professor of epidemiology and disease ecology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and UCGHI board of directors co-chair — to the new position of vice provost for grand challenges. 

Drought and climate change shift tree disease in Sierra Nevada

UC Davis study provides some of the first evidence that climate change and drought are shifting the range of infectious disease in forests suffering from white pine blister rust disease.

What you need to know about the delta variant

UC Irvine coronavirus expert Michael Buchmeier answers questions on the delta variant.

Text-message ‘nudges’ can encourage holdouts to get COVID vaccination, study finds

New UCLA-led research indicates that simple text messages emphasizing the easy availability of COVID-19 vaccines successfully boosted the number of people who got the shot.