In times like these there are immense concerns but there are also best practices, and there is always hope. As hard as it may be to clearly see at this time, there are slivers of positive news that have begun to emerge from this pandemic.
The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health team has been working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in sub-Saharan Africa on a series of evaluations relating to projects addressing the legal environment around HIV and TB to better support key populations.
The leadership of the USC Institute for Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) team has developed relationships and partnerships around the world for more than two decades on a range of critical global health issues.
This opportunity has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back for next year's courses. Interested in traveling abroad and being immersed in global health work around the world? Apply to attend the IIGH led courses being offered this summer by the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) in Costa Rica … Continue reading 2020 IIGH led courses in Costa Rica and Geneva
On October 18, 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, participated in the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Conference in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Shubha Kumar, Education Director at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and Associate Professor at Keck School of Medicine, was quoted in a article titled "The Future of Healthcare" in O, The Oprah Magazine where she gave insight into the use of drones in global health.
In October 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, traveled to Mexico City with Avery Everhart, a doctoral student affiliated with IIGH and the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, to participate in the annual meeting of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS)
Thought leaders from around the world gathered for a unique two-day workshop that prompted discussion from multi-disciplinary perspectives around the global crises impacting human rights and ways in which these challenges can be addressed.
Participant in drones course will be presenting at Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa conference in November.
Each year the Breman Global Health Fellowship is awarded to support students interested in global health and public service careers in a foreign country by funding clinical, field or laboratory research. In 2019, Agnes Premkumar and Miles Lambert-Peck received the fellowship and were able to participate in research projects in Costa Rica and Uganda, respectively. … Continue reading 2019 Breman Global Health Fellows Conduct Research Abroad