03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful response to HIV/AIDS. Its rights-based approach included a broad prevention program focused on condom use, universal access to testing and subsequent care and treatment to all Brazilians since the early 1990s. Now, unexpectedly, Brazil has an emblematic case of backlash.  Continue reading 03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, discussed the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world.

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02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

2016 USC Global Health Case Competition

A case competition is a competitive exercise for students to creatively address a challenge within a limited timeframe. The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge. Continue reading 02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

Uganda Health Systems: Success Stories and Challenges from Mpigi Health Center IV

Friend and special guest of the USC Institute for Global Health, Dr. John Jubilee, presented a lecture June 8, 2015, about his experiences working as the head doctor for the rural Mpigi Health Center IV in Mawokota County North, Uganda. Continue reading Uganda Health Systems: Success Stories and Challenges from Mpigi Health Center IV