A new report calling for bold leadership and action to realize rights “to health and through health” launched at the 70th World Health Assembly May 22. Continue reading Stand up for human rights to – and through – health, experts urge government
Learn how the glorification of pimp culture is contributing to sex trafficking in the U.S. in this article by Mellissa Withers. Continue reading Pimp Culture Glorification and Sex Trafficking
Chronic stress is toxic to human development when adverse childhood experiences such as poverty, poor living conditions, neglect and inadequate health care go unaddressed. Local and global evidence shows that these issues are best addressed through inter-professional teams with expertise in law, medicine, public health and policy. Using CHLA as a case example, this seminar explored local and global content and research priorities for the future.
Alongside this year’s exploration of transgender issues, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration has encouraged junior faculty and researchers working at the intersection of law and global health to identify new pathways for research.
Rammy Assaf, MD/MPH, MIA | Pediatric Resident at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Ian Henry, JD | Postdoctoral Scholar at Program on Global Health and Human Rights
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Parnian Khorsand, MPH ’16, is seeking student volunteers interested in lending their voices for a World Health Organization e-learning tool. Continue reading Share Your Voice For World Health Organization Educational Project
Meet our Uganda coordinator! Kennedy Yesigomwe is a student at Makerere University School of Public Health, where he is completing his final semester studying environmental health science.
Continue reading Team Spotlight: Kennedy Yesigomwe
The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) office is hosting a variety of events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These events aim to prevent sexual and gender-based harm in order to create a safer campus for students at USC. Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In her editorial published in The Hill, Mellissa Withers, assistant professor of clinical preventive medicine, describes the reproductive health consequences of replacing the Affordable Care Act, as well as the irony in President Trumps’ re-establishment of the Global Gag Rule. Continue reading Defunding Planned Parenthood is a violation of women’s reproductive rights
USC Institute for Global Health faculty and collaborators represented USC at the eighth annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health in Washington, D.C., April 7‑9. Continue reading USC takes part in 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Scripps College will be holding a discussion with Dr. Maryse Narcisse, spokeswoman and presidential candidate of Fanmi Lavalas, the party of Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Continue reading 04/24/17 – Scripps College to Host Haiti’s Dr. Maryse Narcisse
Come and meet graduates of the USC PhD programs in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior Research.