Global Health Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2019

The New York Times in partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities are calling for university student submissions for the Asia-Pacific Case Competition. Details: The Asia-Pacific Case Competition challenges students to critically evaluate the global health policy ecosystem in the Asia Pacific and its potential to address United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UNSDG) 3: Ensure healthy lives and … Continue reading Global Health Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2019

APRU Student Poster Contest

APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest

Current undergraduate and graduate students of any university are invited to submit a poster for the 2019 APRU Global Health Conference. The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health collaborates with Association of Pacific Rim Universities to coordinate the Global Health Program Workshop at their yearly meetings. Mellissa Withers manages the APRU Global Health Program, which … Continue reading APRU Student Poster Contest

2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition

Registration for the 2019 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Global Health Case Competition is now open. This is a great way for students to practice developing an intervention approach using a practical, real-world challenge. Last year the USC team won! To learn more about the competition and how to register visit: https://apruglobalhealth.org/casecompetition/Continue reading 2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition

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)

Global health student poster contest

APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest

The 2018 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program invites full-time undergraduate and graduate students to submit their global health posters for the 2018 APRU Global Health Program annual conference, hosted by University of Malaya in October. The deadline to submit is June 15. All eligible posters will be displayed at the conference and winners … Continue reading Global health student poster contest

New online certificate course explores drones’ role in global health

A new online certificate course offered through the USC Institute for Global Health June 4-24 will explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs/drones) in public health, emergency response and related fields. Developed and taught by Shubha Kumar, PhD, assistant professor of preventive medicine and director of the USC Master of Public Health online program, in … Continue reading New online certificate course explores drones’ role in global health

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply now for the Operation Smile Research Fellowship

Operation Smile Research Fellowship

UPDATE: The new deadline to apply is April 25, 2018 Enrolled part- or full-time USC students (Master of Public Health candidates preferred) are encouraged to apply for the Operation Smile Research Fellowship by April 25, 2018.   Part of an international collaboration between the USC Institute for Global Health, Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, … Continue reading DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply now for the Operation Smile Research Fellowship