HIV/AIDS and the Longevity Dividend: Strengthening Health Systems and Advancing Equity in Aging Societies


Just as individuals are aging with HIV, so too are entire societies. HIV treatment has reversed drops in life expectancy in many countries where PEPFAR and other global HIV/AIDS programs have worked. With this astonishing public health success comes a generational question: Will these added years of life translate to added years of health and well-being?... Read More »

Getting Burned: Global Health Disparities in STI/HIV Care and Prevention

In Person: SOS B40 3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The right to health is fundamental to the human condition, yet achieving sexual health remains an elusive goal. Rates of sexually transmitted infections continue to climb across the world, and with uneven access to effective HIV prevention methods. Anthropologically-informed public health analyses demonstrate the ways in which social and structural factors serve to sustain and... Read More »

Post Covid: The Unequal State of Health in America

In Person: Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC), Room 227 3607 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Join the USC Center for the Political Future for a discussion about post-pandemic health inequities in America, moderated by CPF Director Bob Shrum. The panel features a range of speakers well-versed in public health, including Dr. Bradley Stoner, Sujeet Rao, Congresswoman Nanette Barragán, and Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global... Read More »

Population Registers, Ethics and Human Rights


Digital innovations are often promising improvements to civil registration and national identity management systems. In practice, poor design and implementation, inadequate policy and mismanagement can trigger exclusion and pose serious new risks for vulnerable subpopulations. Efforts to explore and address these ethical and human rights challenges are often siloed because of disciplinary boundaries that make... Read More »

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Bodily Autonomy in a Digital World

In-Person: Lounge Brazzaville, JW Marriott Hotel Berlin Stauffenbergstraße 26, Berlin, Germany

Technology, social media, and digital health interventions can have a transformative impact on gender inequalities in health. Public health interventions based on mobile and e-health models are gamechangers, especially in resource-poor settings. However, there are distinct geographic, economic, and social gaps in the design of and access to these technologies, including those related to gender,... Read More »

Walking With Gorillas: Integrating Health and People in Conservation

In Person: Taper Hall (THH) 3501 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 3501 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) is an award-winning Ugandan grassroots NGO and US registered non-profit founded in 2003 that promotes biodiversity conservation by enabling people to co-exist with wildlife through improving animal health, community health and livelihoods in and around Africa’s protected areas and wildlife-rich habitats. Following a fatal scabies disease outbreak in the then... Read More »