Sexual Health & Human Rights Collection in Celebration of the UDHR

Eszter Kismödi, chief executive of the journal Reproductive Health Matters, invites you to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through a collection of articles that illustrate challenges faced in trying to ensure sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and rights for all, as well as ways human rights have helped improve … Continue reading Sexual Health & Human Rights Collection in Celebration of the UDHR

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

Director’s Announcement: New name, new mission, same institute

USC Institute for Global Health

Dear Community, I am proud to tell you the USC Institute for Global Health is moving forward with a new name and mission to more closely reflect our revitalized vision and goals. Additionally, I am pleased to announce the new director of our Program on Global Health & Human Rights. See below for details: NAME USC … Continue reading Director’s Announcement: New name, new mission, same institute

USC team wins APRU Global Health Case Competition

USC's team has won first place in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Case Competition. This year 27 student teams from nine countries and 13 universities registered to compete in the third annual virtual contest. The final round took place at the APRU Global Health Conference in Malaysia. The student teams were tasked … Continue reading USC team wins APRU Global Health Case Competition

Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights

In Malaysia, a course taught in conjunction with United Nations University in August 2018 drew 40 participants from research, policy, public health, law, NGOs and other domains to learn about the effectiveness, limits and possibilities of human rights interventions in advancing the highest attainable standard of health. The three-day International Institute for Global Health course in … Continue reading Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights

Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness, star of Gay of Thrones and one of the "fab five" on the Netflix show Queer Eye,  sat down with USC's Laura Ferguson in August to discuss global health as part of his podcast "Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness."  The episode aired Oct. 10 and delves into human rights, stigma, HIV and … Continue reading Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

Get to know USC’s Institute on Inequalities in Global Health

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health works across many countries and disciplines. Here are some ways to get familiar with our work, events,  opportunities and more! Explore Check out our projects page to learn more about our collaborative research and where we work in the world. Connect Subscribe to the USC Global Health Newsletter email … Continue reading Get to know USC’s Institute on Inequalities in Global Health

Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!

In global health, staying on top of the news is crucial—and sometimes overwhelming. Subscribing to a balanced mix of newsletters is an easy way to keep up-to-date on not only the latest headlines, but also compelling stories and research from new and underrepresented perspectives. Below are a few of our team’s favorite newsletters and email … Continue reading Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!

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

New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to Los Angeles’s Wicked Problems

A new multi-disciplinary practicum coordinated in collaboration with the USC Institute for Global Health invites students from across USC’s schools to address some of Los Angeles’s most intractable challenges. This fall 2018 USC “Wicked Problems Practicum” is supported by the Office of the Provost and will focus on the human and social aspects of the … Continue reading New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems