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.

Addressing maternal mortality through person-centered care

With hundreds of thousands of women dying during childbirth worldwide, UC researchers are zeroing in on solutions that are saving lives. 


Welcome to 2019: A message from UCGHI director Thomas J. Coates

UCGHI director Thomas J. Coates reflects on 2018 and the year ahead. 

David Heller tackles chronic disease worldwide

GloCal fellow David Heller is keeping primary prevention of chronic, non-communicable diseases on the global health agenda.

Call for paper in transformative approaches for gender justice in sexual and reproductive health

The Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment Center of Expertise is accepting submissions for a special issue of the journal Culture, Health & Sexuality.

Proposed changes to immigration could cost California jobs, harm public health

Report by UCLA, partners finds the state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits with changes to the 'public charge' test.

Environmental engineers devising plan to save humanity

UC Merced Professor Thomas Harmon is featured in a new  National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report to address the grand challenges of climate change.

Video: Careers in global health

UCGHI leadership and friends tell students about career options in global health.