2019 Breman Fellows: Miles Lambert-Peck and Agnes Premkumar

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health named two Keck School of Medicine of USC students as 2019 Breman Global Health Fellows: Miles Lambert-Peck, a dual master's degree student studying social entrepreneurship and public health, and Agnes Premkumar, a medical student.   The Breman Global Health Fellowship is funded by a generous donation to deepen … Continue reading 2019 Breman Fellows: Miles Lambert-Peck and Agnes Premkumar

Q&A: “The Global Right to Health: Success and Failure in the Fight Against Hate” with Anand Grover

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Anand Grover, Senior Advocate to the Supreme Court of India and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, for his talk, "The Global Right to Health: Success and Failure in the Fight Against Hate" Oct. 18, 2018. In this Q&A learn about his background, … Continue reading Q&A: “The Global Right to Health: Success and Failure in the Fight Against Hate” with Anand Grover

Q&A: “From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health” with Rajat Khosla

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Rajat Khosla, Senior Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sept. 27, 2018,  to discuss interventions in global health. In this Q&A learn about his background in global health and human rights, as well as challenges and successes he's … Continue reading Q&A: “From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health” with Rajat Khosla

Q&A: “Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights” with Mandeep Dhaliwal and Jeff O’Malley

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Mandeep Dhaliwal, director of the United Nations Development Programme’s HIV, Health and Development Group, Aug. 29, 2018, to discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals, HIV and human rights, with commentary from strategy and governance consultant Jeffrey O’Malley. In this Q&A learn about their backgrounds in global health, … Continue reading Q&A: “Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights” with Mandeep Dhaliwal and Jeff O’Malley

The social determinants of health—a public health framework

Learn about the social determinants of health in this video from Greg Martin, featuring Shubha Kumar, director of USC's Master of Public Health online program. Dr. Martin runs the Global Health with Greg Martin channel on YouTube as well as This Week in Global Health (TWiGH), a weekly global health show where he and a … Continue reading The social determinants of health—a public health framework

Meet our new student advisory council

The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health has identified a multidisciplinary group of student leaders to serve as the Institute’s first Student Advisory Council beginning in January 2019. The IIGH Student Advisory Council is responsible for actively informing, shaping and improving student engagement and programming. The students involved will gain valuable experience as well … Continue reading Meet our new student advisory council

Takeaways from the Los Angeles Youth Solutions Summit

In collaboration with the United Nations Human Rights Office and the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the United Nations Association of the United States of America celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through a "Youth Solutions Summit." Following a morning symposium at USC, the summit organized student-led conversations … Continue reading Takeaways from the Los Angeles Youth Solutions Summit

Drones course returns in June

Drone flight in rural Kasungu.

The use of drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles—"UAVs") in the public health context is relatively new but has been growing significantly over the last three years. They are solving some of the most common health logistics challenges around the world by circumventing problematic infrastructures on the ground, speeding up delivery processes and making supply chains … Continue reading Drones course returns in June

Register for this year’s class trips to Costa Rica and the World Health Assembly

Registration is open for spring and summer class trips to Switzerland and Costa Rica. Learn more at the links below: PM 599: Health & Sustainable Development in Costa Rica (4 units) Application (closed): https://youtu.be/By7PdcMdYpY PM 589: Global Health Governance and Diplomacy in Practice in Geneva (4 units) Application (closed)

Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights

Global dignitaries, activists and leaders spoke at the University of Southern California as part of a public symposium, followed by a youth summit at City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights, the … Continue reading Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights