“Ending Inequalities, Ending AIDS, and Preventing New Pandemics in the Americas” August 2, 2022 - On June 7, 2022, USC IIGH, in partnership with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted this virtual side event to the […]
Mural unveiling in partnership with Reckitt and the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA August 2, 2022 - On April 22, 2022, this mural, created by local artist Sergio Robleto, was unveiled at a public event at the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA. With food, music and inspiring speakers, […]
2022 Global Health Case Competition December 28, 2021 - virtually this February. The USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge.
2022 Global Health Case Competition Virtual Mixer December 28, 2021 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will be hosting a virtual mixer for students interested in participating in the Global Health Case Competition.
Historical Perspectives on Health Inequality in Africa: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? December 20, 2021 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and the USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation hosted a virtual lecture featuring Professor Joachim Osur, vice chancellor […]
When Climate Change is Everything, How Do We Manage the World and Leave No One Behind? December 20, 2021 - On Oct. 19, USC IIGH hosted Rachel Kyte, dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Dr. Kyte, named by Time magazine as one of the 15 most influential women […]
USC IIGH Fall Student Symposium November 10, 2021 - Want to hear from your fellow students and learn more about the opportunities available through the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH)?
USC IIGH addresses climate change and its impacts on human rights through global collaboration November 1, 2021 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) has always included in its work a focus on sustainable development and climate change, including addressing the economic, social and political factors that fuel the relationships between power and poverty.
Un(Just) Recovery: Addressing COVID-Related Inequalities in Los Angeles October 25, 2021 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, in partnership with the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute, the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, the USC-Keck Human Rights Clinic, the USC Keck Division of […]
Emotional Contagion in Times of COVID: From Fear to Hope October 8, 2021 - “We all need to remember that we are making history. COVID is going to be a significant memory in both individual and collective history. So, the more we can make […]
Removing legal and structural barriers to ending AIDS by 2030: Lessons from the Global Commission on HIV and the Law July 21, 2021 - On June 21, 2021, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH) Director Sofia Gruskin and Director of Research Laura Ferguson presented their evaluation on the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, published with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of a larger event to determine strategies to remove legal and structural barriers to end AIDS by 2030.
Framing COVID-19 as a health and human rights issue July 19, 2021 - In a recent publication in The Lancet, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Director Sofia Gruskin and fellow commissioners of the International AIDS Society-Lancet Commission on Health and Human Rights brought to light the challenges and concerns of vaccine distribution across the world that are posing threats to any success against COVID-19. In an interview with Cristine Hall, Gruskin provides insight into the commission's work and how framing the issues with a health and human rights lens can help to address inequalities.
Does Global Health Need U.S. Leadership? March 15, 2021 - In renewing support to the World Health Organization and joining global vaccine efforts, the United States is preparing to reassert a leadership role in global health and development. But does global health need U.S. leadership, or does it need U.S. solidarity and cooperation? The answer lies in reimagining what global health leadership means in the 21st century and the post-pandemic era.
Law & Global Health Collaboration Event March 1, 2021 -
Power, Privilege, and Reproductive Justice in Global Health February 16, 2021 - USC IIGH hosted a talk titled "Power, Privilege, and Reproductive Justice in Global Health" with Dr. Senait Fisseha.
Conflicts Between Law and Public Trust in the Name of Public Health: COVID Experiences From Around the World February 1, 2021 - On February 10th, join us for: "Conflicts Between Law and Public Trust in the Name of Public Health: COVID Experiences From Around the World?"
January 21, 2021 – USC IIGH Student Symposium January 12, 2021 - Want to hear from your fellow students and learn more about the opportunities available through the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH)? All those interested in learning more are encouraged to attend.
2021 Global Health Case Competition Virtual Mixer December 1, 2020 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will be hosting a virtual mixer for students interested in participating in the Global Health Case Competition.
2021 Virtual Global Health Case Competition December 1, 2020 - The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge. Fourteen days after receiving the case, students must propose realistic, innovative solutions to a panel of expert judges. This year the competition will take place virtually.
What Will it Take to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S? October 22, 2020 - On October 28, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a Lunch and Learn event with Avery R. Everhart, a PhD candidate in Population, Health, & Place within Spatial Sciences Institute. The training and discussion will provide an introduction to geographic thinking and GIS science with an emphasis on its use in global health.
October 28, 2020 – Geographic Thinking and GIS for Global Health October 20, 2020 - On October 28, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a Lunch and Learn event with Avery R. Everhart, a PhD candidate in Population, Health, & Place within Spatial Sciences Institute. The training and discussion will provide an introduction to geographic thinking and GIS science with an emphasis on its use in global health.
This Sacred Earth & The Climate Crisis: What’s Real and What We Can Do October 12, 2020 - On October 20, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a webinar with Professor Jeremy Kagan discussing the climate crisis
Self-care and Health: The Interplay of Technologies, Ethics, and Human Rights – Are We Going Back to the Future, or is it a Whole New World? September 24, 2020 - On October 9, 2020, join the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the USC mHealth Collaboratory, the USC Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health.
Addressing the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and COVID-19 September 1, 2020 - On September 21, 2020, USC IIGH is excited to host David Nabarro, World Health Organization Special Envoy on COVID-19, for a talk titled "Addressing the dual challenges of climate change and COVID-19" with welcoming remarks from USC President Carol Folt.
Oral HIV Self-Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Brazil March 4, 2020 - On March 10, 2020, USC IIGH will host Herta Oliveira, Visiting Scholar, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, Keck School of Medicine, PhD Student, University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a presentation titled "March 10, 2020 - Oral HIV Self-Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Brazil"
Localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the City of Los Angeles February 24, 2020 - On March 3, 2020, USC IIGH will host Erin Bromaghim, Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development, Office of The Mayor of Los Angeles, for a presentation titled "Localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the City of Los Angeles"
Plan C: Reframing Self-Managed Abortion as Empowering Rather than Dangerous February 3, 2020 - On February 20, 2020, USC IIGH will host Francine Coeytaux, Founder, Plan C, for a presentation titled "Plan C: Reframing Self-Managed Abortion as Empowering Rather than Dangerous"
Summer 2020 IIGH led Courses in Geneva and Costa Rica Information Session January 24, 2020 - Interested in traveling abroad and being immersed in global health work around the world? Join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) for an information session to learn more about the two immersion courses being offered this summer in Costa Rica and Geneva, Switzerland.
Issues to consider in implementing global health programs December 20, 2019 - On February 12, 2020, USC IIGH will host Joel Lamstein, president and co-founder of John Snow Inc. (JSI), for a talk titled "Issues to consider in implementing global health programs".
Structural racism & the people’s health: history & context matters December 19, 2019 - On January 30, 2020, USC IIGH will host Dr. Nancy Krieger for a talk titled "Structural racism & the people's health: history & context matters".
2020 Global Health Case Competition Virtual Mixer October 30, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will be hosting a virtual mixer for students interested in participating in the Global Health Case Competition.
World Association for Sexual Health 2019 Conference October 25, 2019 - In October 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, traveled to Mexico City with Avery Everhart, a doctoral student affiliated with IIGH and the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, to participate in the annual meeting of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS)
A Life in Global Health: Expect the Unexpected October 23, 2019 - USC IIGH will be hosting Dr. Joel Breman for a talk on his robust career in global health titled "A Life in Global Health: Expect the Unexpected".
Immigrant Health in ICE Detention: A Panel Discussion October 21, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health is co-sponsoring an event concerning immigrant health in ICE detention on October 24, 2019. Please join if you can for this very informative and important conversation.
Human rights workshop brings together global scholars to address health, gender, sexuality and other issues of our time October 18, 2019 - Thought leaders from around the world gathered for a unique two-day workshop that prompted discussion from multi-disciplinary perspectives around the global crises impacting human rights and ways in which these challenges can be addressed.
2020 Global Health Case Competition October 7, 2019 - The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge. Fourteen days after receiving the case, students must […]
Student Travel Symposium September 20, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) offers students an array of fellowships, internships, courses and other opportunities. All those interested to learn more about the enriching opportunities that exist through IIGH are encouraged to attend.
Addressing gender, equity and marginalization in global health: moving from reductionism to complexity August 27, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will host Pascale Allotey for a conversation around "Addressing gender, equity and marginalization in global health: moving from reductionism to complexity" on September 25, 2019.
“Health Undocumented” Film Screening and Discussion August 27, 2019 - The USC IIGH Student Advisory Council invites you to a film screening and discussion around immigrantion and health. Learn from leaders on immigration issues and meet with organizations within Los Angeles and at USC about ways in which you can get involved.
Webinar: Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services August 22, 2019 - Join a two-part webinar that will address the systems and people-centered perspectives of self-care interventions, as well as the growing evidence base that will inform the development of WHO’s first consolidated normative guidance.
Webinars: Self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights: Contributing to the WHO’s triple billion targets May 13, 2019 - This two-part webinar will address the systems and people-centered perspectives of self-care interventions, as well as the growing evidence base that will inform the development of WHO’s first consolidated normative guidance.
04/30/19 – Maintaining US Global Health Leadership in an Era of Hyper-Partisanship, Government Budget Cuts and Decreased Multilateral Cooperation Lecture April 22, 2019 - Porter DeLaney founded the Kyle House Group in 2010 after more than a decade of senior- level work in the political and international relations spheres. Over the last 15 years, […]
Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health April 16, 2019 - From poster presentations to panel discussions, USC faculty and students contributed to another year of stimulating global health research and conversation at the annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health […]
2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition February 14, 2019 - 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 […]
APRU Global Health Conference 2019 January 15, 2019 - The Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program hosts annual conferences each year at member universities. The 2019 conference will be hosted at the University of Hong Kong Nov. […]
Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context January 3, 2019 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Pardis Mahdavi, acting dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, for her talk: “Social Movements, Sexual […]
Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses? January 2, 2019 - The USC Center for Law, History, and Culture, Department of Political Science, and USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, invite you to join this talk with Paul Blanc: “Fake Silk: […]
Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa January 2, 2019 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake Feb. 5, 2019, for his lecture, “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa.”
Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights December 20, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Dennis Altman Jan. 30, 2019, for his lecture, “Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights.”
Planetary Health the Next Frontier: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference in Malaysia December 20, 2018 - Planetary Health the Next Frontier, the 12th Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference, co-organized by APRU and University of Malaya in October, welcomed 306 participants from more […]
Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights December 7, 2018 - UDPATE: See event videos and coverage at this link. Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at […]
2019 Los Angeles Global Health Conference November 16, 2018 - The fourth annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference will take place Jan. 26, 2019, at the University of California, Los Angeles.
2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo November 14, 2018 - Mistrust, telemedicine, Alzheimer’s, human rights and sexual health—USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health faculty are presenting and participating in discussions on a range of global health subjects at this […]
Trojan Scholar Spotlight: Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights at USC October 23, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a panel to shine a light on some of the exemplary work happening right here at USC around sexual and reproductive health and rights, […]
The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities October 22, 2018 - The USC Institute for Global Health and The Community Scholars Collaborative for Health Equity Solutions (CHES) hosted hosted the lecture “The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages […]
The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate September 14, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a presentation by Anand Grover, renowned Senior Advocate to the Supreme Court of India and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right […]
From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis September 14, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, as part of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series, explored sexual and reproductive health and rights: a discussion of human rights policy and action led by Rajat […]
Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice August 8, 2018 - In this Aug. 29 lecture, Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s HIV, Health and Development Group Mandeep Dhaliwal presented on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, HIV and human rights […]
2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup July 27, 2018 - The 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam focused on breaking barriers and building bridges in the HIV response, and highlighted the importance of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations.
10/28/18 – APRU Global Health Program Conference April 26, 2018 - The 2018 APRU Global Health Program Conference will be hosted by the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct. 28-30, 2018. The theme is “Planetary Health: The Next Frontier.”
Using Civic Imagination to Resist: Envisioning A Future With Sexual and Reproductive Rights March 13, 2018 - A collaboration between the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the Civics and Social Media Group and the Civic Imagination Project on April 18, 2018, this symposium brought USC and area experts and students together to explore new ways of ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights within the United States and globally, in an increasingly restrictive political climate.
03/23/18 – Public Health Career Fair February 16, 2018 - USC’s annual Public Health Career Fair will take place March 23, 2018. Public health employers will be available to meet with students and alumni from programs in the Department of […]
Reproductive Justice in the Era of Backlash February 5, 2018 - The second session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration focused on reproductive health. Professor Michele Goodwin, who holds the Chancellor’s Professorship at the […]
02/06/18 – Info Session: International Opportunities for MPH Students January 25, 2018 - Attend this information session to learn more about Summer 2018 international opportunities for Master of Public Health students.
01/29/18 – Book Launch: Global Perspectives on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse January 16, 2018 - Join UCLA for this launch event promoting a new book detailing women’s sexual and reproductive health from global perspectives.
Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It January 13, 2018 - This first session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration—Jan. 23— focused on the impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies in Los Angeles […]
01/26/18 – Register for International Emory Global Health Case Competition team January 10, 2018 - Each year, a team of USC students competes at the International Emory Global Health Case Competition in Atlanta, GA. Last year, we won. Help us win again this year by […]
02/07/18 – California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration December 20, 2017 - USC Dornsife’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration is hosting the California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration Feb. 7, 2018, at the USC Radisson.
11/14/17 – Narrative Justice: Promoting Responsible Storytelling in Global Health November 3, 2017 - In this talk Lisa Russell, an Emmy-winning filmmaker, led a workshop and discussion of her GE Healthcare executive-produced film, “Heroines of Health,” in the context of responsible global health storytelling.
11/02/17 – Health Care for the Poor: Paul Farmer’s Legacy November 1, 2017 - Join GlobeMed at USC and Community Health Connection in this screening of Paul Farmer’s documentary “Bending the Arc,” followed by a panel discussion with a diverse group of health professionals […]
Implications of the Trump Administration’s Policies: Climate Change, Environment and Global Health October 24, 2017 - On November 7th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held a session that focused on several of the Trump Administration's aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discussed their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice. The presenters also discussed potential legal challenges and interventions to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.
10/16/17 – Planetary Health: Human Health Impacts of Environmental Change September 26, 2017 - In this USC Global Health Lecture Series event, Christopher Golden, associate director of the research consortium Planetary Health Alliance, presented a discussion of planetary health, an emergent field that characterizes […]
10/03/17 – Global Health Student Travel Symposium September 21, 2017 - Interested in conducting research abroad? Want to learn more about getting hands-on global health experiences in the field? This USC Institute for Global Health featured student fellows who have pursued […]
Fake News and Censorship: Twin Challenges for Law and Global Health in the Digital Age September 19, 2017 - On October 10th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held an evidence-based discussion led by David Kaye, who presented on media censorship, fake news, and the implications for law and health.
09/21/17 – The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health September 13, 2017 - Science advances knowledge, chiseling at areas of ignorance and reducing uncertainties, which may slow evidence-based decision-making. With regard to environmental pollution, for example, great progress has been made as research […]
Implication of the Trump Administration’s Policies on Law and Global Health: Evidence and Preliminary Reflections August 31, 2017 - The Law and Global Health Collaboration kickstarts this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. Please join us on Sept. 12, 2017 as Parveen Parmar leads an evidence-based discussion on the effects of policy changes implemented by the Trump administration.
08/30/17 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile August 11, 2017 - In the last three decades, Chile has witnessed a considerable influx of immigrants, the majority from other Latin American countries. These individuals may experience a particular vulnerability and unique set […]
Toxic Stress, Human Rights and Health Equity: Local and Global Implications for Research May 1, 2017 - Continuing the Law & Global Health Collaboration’s exploration of new and emerging issues at the intersection of law and global health, this session focused on the work of early-career researchers.
04/24/17 – Scripps College to Host Haiti’s Dr. Maryse Narcisse April 14, 2017 - Scripps College will be holding a discussion with Dr. Maryse Narcisse, spokeswoman and presidential candidate of Fanmi Lavalas, the party of Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
04/20/17 – USC Preventive Medicine Career Panel April 14, 2017 - Come and meet graduates of the USC PhD programs in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior Research.
04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers April 4, 2017 - In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Cynthia Willard, medical director for the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles, discussed health issues asylum seekers face.
10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference March 29, 2017 - Register for this one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health.
In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium March 27, 2017 - This half-day research focused symposium April 21, 2017, was the capstone event concluding the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration’s year-long series focusing on transgender issues at the intersection of […]
04/03/17 – Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data March 14, 2017 - Using nationally-representative datasets from both countries, researchers examined differences in health selection of smoking, by gender, in 2000 and 2012. In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Annie Ro, assistant professor of public health at University of California, Irvine, presents the findings.
03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights February 17, 2017 - Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.
03/24/17 – USC Public Health Career Fair January 27, 2017 - All USC Preventive Medicine alumni and students were invited to attend the Department of Preventive Medicine’s annual free public health career fair Friday, March 24, 2017.
02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery January 27, 2017 - In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will discuss the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world.
02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work January 17, 2017 - In this lecture, Jane McPherson, assistant professor at University of Georgia, explained how human rights as dictated by the United Nations could impact social work both in the U.S. and […]
02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition December 22, 2016 - A case competition is a competitive exercise for students to creatively address a challenge within a limited timeframe. The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students […]
Transgender Youth Care in the New Millennium December 20, 2016 - Johanna Olson-Kennedy M.D., director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, led a session drawing on her expertise in the care of gender non-conforming children and transgender youth.
Generating Research to Support Transgender Populations December 20, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on January 25, 2017 regarding ways to generate research to support transgender populations. Professor Laura Ferguson led the discussion.
Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Global Symposium on Health Systems Research November 2, 2016 - The Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) led two presentations at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research Nov. 14-18 in Vancouver, Canada.
11/29/16 – Children vs. Tobacco 2016: Who’s Winning? October 29, 2016 - Despite efforts to create a tobacco-free generation, the tobacco industry continues to target adolescents and young adults. In this lecture, Jonathan Klein, associate executive director of the American Academy of […]
Legal and Other Barriers to Protection for Transgender Asylum-Seekers in the US October 22, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on November 22, 2016 to highlight health and rights challenges faced by transgender asylum-seekers in the United States. Professor Niels Frenzen led the discussion.
11/22/16 – Striving for Health Justice: The Reality of Syrian Refugees & Displaced Populations October 20, 2016 - Learn about the pursuit of health justice among refugees and displaced people in this Immigrant Health Initiative seminar by Steven McAndrew, head of emergency operations at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
11/10/16 – International Practicum Opportunities for MPH Students October 10, 2016 - Learn more about international practicum opportunities available to Master of Public Health students at this information session hosted by the MPH program. Hear from the practicum organizers, as well as […]
11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect October 8, 2016 - Learn what breast cancer survivorship data says about culture, acculturation and disparities in cancer care among Chinese immigrant and white survivors in this Immigrant Health Initiative Seminar by Judy Huei-yu Wang, […]
11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights? September 28, 2016 - As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia […]
Maximizing Sexual Health & Rights of Transgender Populations: The Changing Role of the International Classification of Diseases September 26, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on October 11, 2016 to address the critical role that the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) plays in the health, rights, and lives of trans populations. Expert Sofia Gruskin lead the discussion.
10/18/16 – The Costs of Exclusion: How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development September 21, 2016 - Learn about the various manifestations of gender inequality—including intimate partner violence, early forced marriage, discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and access to justice—and how they translate into […]