10/18/18 — The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate

Join the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration for a presentation by Anand Grover, renowned Senior Advocate to the Supreme Court of India and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health. Grover recently argued the case responsible for the recent decriminalization of homosexual sexual activity in India on Sept. 6. In his presentation he … Continue reading 10/18/18 — The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate

09/27/18 – From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

Join the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration at the next installment of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series exploring sexual and reproductive health and rights: a discussion of human rights policy and action led by Rajat Khosla, Senior Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Rajat Khosla Senior Human Rights … Continue reading 09/27/18 – From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

08/29/18 – Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice

SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to Los Angeles’s Wicked Problems

Join the USC Institute for Global Health for a discussion on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, HIV and human rights. Mandeep Dhaliwal Director, United Nations Development Programme HIV, Health and Development Group With more than 25 years of experience working on HIV, health, human rights and evidence-based policy and programming in low- and middle-income … Continue reading 08/29/18 – Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice

“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

In transition: Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations

by Sofia Gruskin, Avery Everhart, Diana Feliz Olivia, Stefan Baral, Sari L. Reisner, Eszter Kismödi, David Cruz, Cary Klemmer, Michael R Reich and Laura Ferguson, published in Reproductive Health Matters

Perspectives from the 2018 International AIDS Conference

The 22nd International AIDS Conference this month in Amsterdam focused on breaking barriers and building bridges in the HIV response, and highlighted the importance of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations. Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR), and Laura Ferguson, GHHR associate director, … Continue reading Perspectives from the 2018 International AIDS Conference

New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to Los Angeles’s Wicked Problems

A new multi-disciplinary practicum coordinated in collaboration with the USC Institute for Global Health invites students from across USC’s schools to address some of Los Angeles’s most intractable challenges. This fall 2018 USC “Wicked Problems Practicum” is supported by the Office of the Provost and will focus on the human and social aspects of the … Continue reading New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

The how: a message for the UN high-level meeting on NCDs

by Kent Buse, Robert Marten, Sarah Hawkes, George Alleyne, Phillip Baker, Fran Baum, Robert Beaglehole, Chantal Blouin, Ruth Bonita, Luisa Brumana, John Butler, Simon Capewell, Sally Casswell, José Luis Castro, Mickey Chopra, Helen Clark, Katie Dain, Sandro Demaio, Andrea Feigl, Patricia Frenz, Peter Friberg, Sharon Friel, Amanda Glassman, Unni Gopinathan, Lawrence Gostin, Sofia Gruskin, Corinna Hawkes, David Hipgrave, Paula Johns, Alexandra Jones, Sowmya Kadandale, Roger Magnusson, Patricio V. Marquez, Martin McKee, Benjamin Mason Meier, Carlos A. Monteiro, Modi Mwatsama, Rachel Nugent, David Patterson, Stefan Peterson, Yogan Pillay, Johanna Ralston, Srinath Reddy, Juan A. Rivera, Sandhya Singh, Sudhvir Singh, Tim Sladden, Richard Smith, Kristina Sperkova, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Francis Thompson and Douglas Webb, for The Lancet.

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

The USC Institute for Global Health nears its 10th anniversary with a new director and a new vision focused on equality A Southern California native, Sofia Gruskin has always felt at home in Los Angeles. The city drew her back in 2011, after 18 years at Harvard University, to launch a health and human rights … Continue reading L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research