Web Participate in APRU & The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition February 21, 2017 - The inaugural APRU–NYT Case Competition will bring together the best minds from universities in the Asia-Pacific region to raise awareness and solve a pressing issue: The Future of the Pacific Ocean. Students will have the opportunity to be published in The New York Times International Edition and read by an audience of global leaders.
Jonathan Samet INSP Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet January 27, 2017 - The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the USC Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of its 30-year anniversary commemoration Jan. 27.
Chittagong, Bangladesh (July 2, 2006) Ð Operation Smile volunteers Janet Casabon Benowitz and Dr. Bill Pond anesthetize a young child before undergoing corrective plastic surgery on his cleft lip aboard U.S. Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), during the shipÕs visit to provide humanitarian and civic assistance to the people of Bangladesh. Mercy is on a five-month deployment to South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands, having recently completed 24 days of humanitarian assistance to the people of the southern Philippines. The medical crew aboard Mercy will provide general and ophthalmology surgery, basic medical evaluation and treatment, preventive medicine treatment, dental screenings and treatment, optometry screenings, eyewear distribution, public health training and veterinary services as requested by the host nations. Mercy is uniquely capable of supporting medical and humanitarian assistance needs and is configured with special medical equipment and a robust multi-specialized medical team that can provide a range of services ashore as well as aboard the ship. The medical staff is augmented with an assistance crew, many of whom are part of nongovernmental organizations that have significant medical capabilities. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joseph Caballero (RELEASED) Patient Barriers to Accessing Surgical Cleft Care in Vietnam: A Multi-site, Cross-Sectional Outcomes Study January 24, 2017 - by Jordan W. Swanson, Caroline A. Yao, Allyn Auslander, Heather Wipfli, Thi-Hai-Duc Nguyen, Kristin Hatcher, Richard Vanderburg, William P. Magee III, published in World Journal of Surgery.
Smoke-free USC goes smoke-free January 10, 2017 - The University of Southern California announced Jan. 10 its campuses and facilities, indoor and outdoor, are now smoke-free.
logo-aids-and-bahaivor Monitoring HIV-Related Laws and Policies: Lessons for AIDS and Global Health in Agenda 2030 January 1, 2017 - By Torres A., Gruskin, S. , Buse, K., Erkkola, T., Bendaud, V., Alfvén, T, published in AIDS and Behavior
e-cigarette USC contributes to surgeon general’s first report on e-cigarettes and youth December 12, 2016 - The United States Surgeon General on Dec. 8 released a new report calling e-cigarettes “a major public health concern.”
Rachel Erickson Meet Rachel Erickson, USC & Global Health Corps Alum December 6, 2016 - In this three-part series, we ask USC global health alumni about their international experiences as Global Health Corps fellows.
APRU Global Health Case Competition 2016 Register to compete in the 2017 APRU Global Health Case Competition December 2, 2016 - The 2016 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Case Competition was a great success with finalists and the winning team showcasing their video at the annual Global Health Conference at UNSW Australia. Next year, shortlisted finalists will have the opportunity to present their entry at the APRU Global Health conference taking place in Manila, Philippines. Please…
Could tobacco companies quit making traditional cigarettes? Could tobacco companies quit making traditional cigarettes? December 1, 2016 - USC Institute for Global Health Associate Director Heather Wipfli counters Philip Morris International's latest claims in this Christian Science Monitor story.
World AIDS Day WORLD AIDS DAY: Moving beyond despair to concerted HIV activism December 1, 2016 - In this World AIDS Day post for the journal Reproductive Health, Professor Laura Ferguson calls for doubled-down HIV advocacy as global politics shift further into uncertainty.
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