Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health

From poster presentations to panel discussions, USC faculty and students contributed to another year of stimulating global health research and conversation at the annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health held in March in Chicago. Migration and Health: The Pitfalls and Promise of Interdisciplinary Research and Education Migrants constitute an unprecedentedly large and diverse population … Continue reading Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health

Planetary Health the Next Frontier: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference in Malaysia

Planetary Health the Next Frontier, the 12th Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference, co-organized by APRU and University of Malaya in October, welcomed 306 participants from more than 70 institutions and 20 Asia-Pacific economies. Panel discussions focused on global health in relation to the 4th Industrial Revolution, as well as human rights, … Continue reading Planetary Health the Next Frontier: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference in Malaysia

2019 Los Angeles Global Health Conference

The fourth annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference will take place Jan. 26, 2019, at the University of California, Los Angeles. This year’s theme is "Transcending Borders and Transforming Paradigms: Shaping a Future That Unites Us.” Los Angeles is a truly global city - with more than 140 nationalities represented and 244 languages spoken. This conference will serve to … Continue reading 2019 Los Angeles Global Health Conference

2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo

Mistrust, telemedicine, Alzheimer's, human rights and sexual health—USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health faculty are presenting and participating in discussions on a range of global health subjects at this week's 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego Nov. 10-14. The meeting is the largest annual gathering of public health … Continue reading 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo

2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup

The 22nd International AIDS Conference 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, weighed in … Continue reading 2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup

Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

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The Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR)  led two presentations at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research Nov. 14-18 in Vancouver, Canada. An abstract presentation based on GHHR’s project with the World Health Organization, “Advancing the Global Family Planning Research Agenda: Strengthening Health Systems Using Human Rights Norms and Standards” focused on ensuring human rights within family planning … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Sexuality Policy Watch

SexPolitics: Mapping Key Trends and Tensions in the Early 21st Century”

Sexuality Policy Watch hosted a seminar/workshop, “SexPolitics: Mapping Key Trends and Tensions in the Early 21st Century,” in Durban, South Africa, July 13-15. The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) joined 35 researchers and activists from across the globe to share perspectives on the transformation of the sexuality politics landscape since 2002, the year … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Sexuality Policy Watch

East African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convenes in Kenya

East Africa Non-Communicable Disease Alliance

Members of the East Africa Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convened in Nairobe, Kenya, April 7-9 to discuss the group’s future, potential collaborations and goals to prevent NCDs in the region and country. Sandra Najuna, in-country consultant for the USC Institute for Global Health, attended the meeting, which also included advocacy sessions, research training and a research … Continue reading East African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convenes in Kenya

International Aids Society 2015 Conference

In July the Program on Global Health & Human Rights presented a poster at the 2015 International Aids Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The poster, which focused on assessing changes in HIV-related legal and policy environments in Sub-Saharan Africa, reflected the findings of the program's mid-term evaluation of the Sida-supported project “Strengthening Regional and National … Continue reading International Aids Society 2015 Conference