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IIGH Addresses the Dobbs Decision December 15, 2022 - Click here to read our statement reflecting on the implications of the recent actions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Abortion is health care and health care is a human right. ... Read More »
Our Latest Newsletter December 2, 2022 - Get caught up on all things IIGH! Check out our November 2022 Newsletter. Want to learn more about IIGH? Read our latest Annual Report below!
Addressing Healthy Aging as a Human Rights Issue October 27, 2022 - At our first Lunch & Learn of the year, IIGH Director of Policy Engagement Jonathan Cohen shared how his work on health and human rights led him to the aging... Read More »
Engaging with Law and Politics in a post-Roe World October 19, 2022 - On Oct. 19, this virtual discussion convened practitioners, activists and scholars engaged in addressing the current legal and political landscape around abortion in the United States and beyond. Expert panelists... Read More »
Embedding Equity in Global Health Financing and Diplomacy October 12, 2022 - On Oct. 12, IIGH brought together global health equity leaders from the U.S. government, the World Health Organization and Kenyan civil society to discuss and capitalize on the historic opportunity... Read More »
Abortion Services and Access in a post-Roe World October 4, 2022 - On Oct. 4, IIGH hosted an engaging discussion with service providers and activists working in the field of reproductive health. This event brought together clinicians, civil servants, non-governmental organizations, and... Read More »
Learning From Our Histories: Activism in a post-Roe World September 7, 2022 - On Sept. 7, Loretta Ross joined IIGH Director Sofia Gruskin for a conversation to kick off the 2022-2023 IIGH Lecture Series. This event, in partnership with the USC Law &... Read More »
“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... Read More »
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,... Read More »
IIGH Director of Research Laura Ferguson profiled by USC News for Women’s Day 2022 March 8, 2022 - READ: On International Women’s Day, a USC researcher explains intersection of global health and women’s rights
USC leans into addressing health inequalities with the hire of global health and human rights leader Jonathan Cohen January 11, 2022 - LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California (USC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Cohen as Director of Policy Engagement for the USC Institute on Inequalities in... Read More »
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.
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... Read More »

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