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

Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UDPATE: See event videos and coverage at this link.   Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at Los Angeles City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document … Continue reading Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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

Trojan Scholar Spotlight: Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights at USC

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a panel to shine a light on some of the exemplary work happening right here at USC around sexual and reproductive health and rights, at USC on November 7, 2018. Our panelists exemplify the value of attention to the legal environment and to global health in addressing sexual and … Continue reading Trojan Scholar Spotlight: Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights at USC

The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities

The USC Institute for Global Health and The Community Scholars Collaborative for Health Equity Solutions (CHES) hosted hosted the lecture "The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities" with Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz Nov. 8. Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz Epidemiologist, Migrant Health Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  SDSU Graduate School of Public Health … Continue reading The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities

The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted 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, at USC on Oct. 18. Grover recently argued the case responsible for the recent decriminalization of homosexual sexual activity in India on Sept. 6. In … Continue reading The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate

From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, as part of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series, explored 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, on September 27, 2018 at USC. Rajat Khosla … Continue reading From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice

In this Aug. 29 lecture, Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s HIV, Health and Development Group Mandeep Dhaliwal presented on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, HIV and human rights with commentary provided by strategy and governance consultant Jeffrey O’Malley. Mandeep Dhaliwal Director, United Nations Development Programme HIV, Health and Development Group With more than … Continue reading Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice

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