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Pimp Culture Glorification and Sex Trafficking May 2, 2017 - Learn how the glorification of pimp culture is contributing to sex trafficking in the U.S. in this article by Mellissa Withers.
Share Your Voice For World Health Organization Educational Project April 18, 2017 - Parnian Khorsand, MPH ’16, is seeking student volunteers interested in lending their voices for a World Health Organization e-learning tool.
Team Spotlight: Kennedy Yesigomwe April 18, 2017 - Meet our Uganda coordinator! Kennedy Yesigomwe is a student at Makerere University School of Public Health, where he is completing his final semester studying environmental health science.
Defunding Planned Parenthood is a violation of women’s reproductive rights April 14, 2017 - In her editorial published in The Hill, Mellissa Withers, assistant professor of clinical preventive medicine, describes the reproductive health consequences of replacing the Affordable Care Act, as well as the irony in President Trumps’ re-establishment of the Global Gag Rule.
USC takes part in 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health April 14, 2017 - USC Institute for Global Health faculty and collaborators represented USC at the eighth annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health in Washington, D.C., April 7‑9.
New tool maps knowledge base to end HIV-related stigma in health care April 7, 2017 - A new tool produced by the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, in collaboration with UNAIDS, maps out resources to address HIV-related stigma and discrimination in health care. The web-based repository and tool-finder launched April 7 and is available free to the public at http://www.zeroHIVdiscrimination.com.
USC wins big at international global health case competition March 29, 2017 - An interdisciplinary team of students representing four USC schools won the International Emory University Global Health Case Competition Mar. 25, joining the elite few to have clinched first place in the event’s seven years.
Meet the 2017 Operation Smile Research Fellows March 8, 2017 - Part of an international collaboration between the USC Institute for Global Health, Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the annual Operation Smile Research Fellowship offers scholars the opportunity to assist in researching the genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of oral clefts in children. Please join us in welcoming our third cohort of Operation…
Not without a fight: standing up against the Global Gag Rule March 6, 2017 - An editorial co-authored by Laura Ferguson, associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, reflects on the impact that President Donald Trump’s restoration of the Global Gag Rule will have on women across the world, as well as those working to protect reproductive rights.
Nation’s top environmental scientists say the EPA should not be weakened March 1, 2017 - As scientists begin to find their political voices, three former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency insiders on Wednesday said the Trump administration should not sacrifice environmental quality and the health of the American people “for a coterie of special-interest stakeholders.”