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It’s all fun and games at Uganda public health campSeptember 12, 2017-An interdisciplinary team of USC public health and pharmacy students and alumni concluded their summer in the grassy fields of northern Uganda, where they led a public health and soccer camp for more than 1,000 youth.
USC tobacco researchers honored by city officialsAugust 28, 2017-Government officials honored USC faculty Aug. 18 at Los Angeles City Hall for their public health work in tobacco control, prevention and research that formed the scientific foundation for local policies.
Global health courses go global, liveAugust 16, 2017-Distance education graduate courses led by USC faculty are attracting students from around the world to virtual classrooms where they learn about global health leadership and ethics.
Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, IndonesiaAugust 2, 2017-In July, Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) leadership traveled to two focus countries for the Global Fund Program to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB, and Malaria Services Baseline Evaluation project, which the program is working on in partnership with John Snow, Inc. (JSI).
Untangling Myths About Human TraffickingJuly 31, 2017-In advance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons July 31, Mellissa Withers discusses the following myths about human trafficking in her latest Psychology Today blog post for the series “Modern Day Slavery” series:
New global health fellowship funds student projects abroadJuly 17, 2017-The USC Institute for Global Health has awarded four students fellowships to support their research projects overseas. The inaugural Anderson Family Global Health Immersion Fellowship aims to fund meaningful, hands-on research experiences for USC undergraduate, masters and professional students—and enhance the recruitment of diverse students into research and practice careers in global health. The three master…
Findings presented at World Bank June 16, 2017-Laura Ferguson traveled to Washington D.C., in May to present initial research findings on reproductive and maternal health and human rights to the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, the Nordic Trust Fund and the Global Financing Facility.