GHAWThe 2015 Global Health Awareness Week opened with a USC Global Health Lecture series event on gender-transformative health programming and continued on with events promoting health awareness and networking, before concluding with World Health Day LA in Ramona Gardens.

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USC Events:

Tuesday, March 31

USC Global Health Lecture Series: The Promises & Limitations of Gender-Transformative Health Programming with Men

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | TCC 450, UPC — In this lecture UC San Francisco Professor Dr. Shari Dworkin assessed how social science has contributed to gender-transformative global health interventions with men. Watch the lecture online »

Wednesday, April 1

Health or Hoax?

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | USC Trousdale Parkway — Students stopped by Trousdale to learn about vaccine misconceptions and the United Nations Foundation project Shot@Life. Event sponsored by UNA at USC.

 Thursday, April 2
AwEARness

5:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. | USC Trousdale Parkway — This event educated participants about hearing impairment through an interactive activity. Winners got free Jamba Juice! Event sponsored by Ending All Roads to Silence (EARS).

Friday, April 3

Master of Public Health Student & Faculty Mixer

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | HSC Soto Street Building Lobby — A celebration of public health and the Trojan Family, this mixture invited USC graduate students to meet and mingle with Master of Public Health faculty and students in the online MPH program.

Saturday, April 4

World Health Day LA

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Ramona Gardens Recreation Center —This collaborative, local community health screening event in Ramona Gardens offered family-friendly activities and a health and wellness fair.