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2017 Breman Global Health Immersion Fellow: Teresa Chen November 10, 2017 - Meet the inaugural Breman Global Health Immersion Fellowship recipient! Teresa Chen is a Master of Public Health online program student. Advised by professors Heather Wipfli and Mellissa Withers, her project is “The experiences of pregnancy, labor, and delivery of mothers from Bududa, Uganda and their implications for delivery location.” More information: “My project aims to help… United Nations group honors USC human rights leader November 8, 2017 - Days after President Donald Trump first addressed the United Nations since taking office, UN supporters gathered to celebrate the organization—and to honor leaders including USC Professor of Preventive Medicine and Law Sofia Gruskin—at the 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum in Los Angeles Sept. 25. New course offers global health education abroad November 7, 2017 - A new Problems Without Passports summer course in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences offers undergraduates the chance to learn about global health governance globally, nationally and locally. Baseline findings presented in Ghana September 28, 2017 - Laura Ferguson, associate director of the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights, returned to Ghana in September to discuss and present draft findings of the baseline assessment on human rights barriers to accessing HIV services. Work progresses in women, children and adolescents project September 28, 2017 - Experts met in New York this month following the launch of the High-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents report at the 70th World Health Assembly and Human Rights Council in June.