2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition

Registration for the 2019 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Global Health Case Competition is now open. This is a great way for students to practice developing an intervention approach using a practical, real-world challenge. Last year the USC team won! To learn more about the competition and how to register visit: https://apruglobalhealth.org/casecompetition/Continue reading 2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition

Meet our new student advisory council

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health has identified a multidisciplinary group of student leaders to serve as the Institute’s first Student Advisory Council beginning in January 2019. The IIGH Student Advisory Council is responsible for actively informing, shaping and improving student engagement and programming. The students involved will gain valuable experience as well … Continue reading Meet our new student advisory council

Drones course returns in May

Drone flight in rural Kasungu.

The use of drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles—"UAVs") in the public health context is relatively new but has been growing significantly over the last three years. They are solving some of the most common health logistics challenges around the world by circumventing problematic infrastructures on the ground, speeding up delivery processes and making supply chains … Continue reading Drones course returns in May

Register for this year’s class trips to Costa Rica and the World Health Assembly

Registration is open for spring and summer class trips to Switzerland and Costa Rica. Learn more at the links below: PM 589: Global Health Governance and Diplomacy in Practice in Geneva (4 units) Application (deadline 2/25): https://goo.gl/forms/T9WAojREraUmXAUm2 PM 599: Health & Sustainable Development in Costa Rica (4 units) Application (deadline 3/15): https://goo.gl/forms/NgRqQEBoJ2HwDPAv2

We are not infertile’: challenges and limitations faced by women in same-sex relationships when seeking conception services in São Paulo, Brazil

Paula Galdino Cardin de Carvalho, Cristiane da Silva Cabral, Laura Ferguson, Sofia Gruskin and Carmen Simone Grilo Diniz for Culture, Health & Sexuality .

Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights

Global dignitaries, activists and leaders spoke at the University of Southern California as part of a  public symposium, followed by a youth summit at City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights, the … Continue reading Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights

APRU Global Health Conference 2019

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program hosts annual conferences each year at member universities. The 2019 conference will be hosted at the University of Hong Kong Nov. 17-20. Visit https://apruglobalhealth.org/2019conference/ to learn more.  Global Urban Health Date - 17-20 November 2019 Location - The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Conference Secretariat … Continue reading APRU Global Health Conference 2019

Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration invites you to attend a talk with Pardis Mahdavi on "Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #meToo in Global Context." Pardis Mahdavi Acting Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver Pardis Mahdavi, PhD is currently the Acting Dean of the Josef Korbel School … Continue reading Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context

Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses?

The USC Center for Law, History, and Culture, Department of Political Science, and USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, invite you to join this talk with Paul Blanc: "Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses?" Paul Blanc UC San Francisco, Professor of Medicine Details Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm … Continue reading Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses?