The USC Institute for Global Health aims to improve global health by educating future and current global health leaders, carrying out trans-disciplinary research, and assuring that the evidence collected informs policy and practice to make a difference.
News & Events
2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & ExpoNovember 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 week’s 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego Nov. 10-14.
Director’s Announcement: New name, new mission, same instituteNovember 8, 2018-Dear Community, I am proud to tell you the USC Institute for Global Health is moving forward with a new name and mission to more closely reflect our revitalized vision and goals. Additionally, I am pleased to announce the new director of our Program on Global Health & Human Rights. See below for details: NAME USC…
USC team wins APRU Global Health Case CompetitionNovember 6, 2018-USC’s team has won first place in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Case Competition. This year 27 student teams from nine countries and 13 universities registered to compete in the third annual virtual contest. The final round took place at the APRU Global Health Conference in Malaysia.
Training in Malaysia connects health and human rightsNovember 5, 2018-In Malaysia, a course taught in conjunction with United Nations University in August 2018 drew 40 participants from research, policy, public health, law, NGOs and other domains to learn about the effectiveness, limits and possibilities of human rights interventions in advancing the highest attainable standard of health.
Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?October 12, 2018-Jonathan Van Ness, star of Gay of Thrones and one of the “fab five” on the Netflix show Queer Eye, sat down with USC’s Laura Ferguson in August to discuss global health as part of his podcast “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness.”
Get to know USC’s Institute on Inequalities in Global HealthOctober 1, 2018-The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health works across many countries and disciplines. Here are some ways to get familiar with our work, events, opportunities and more! Explore Check out our projects page to learn more about our collaborative research and where we work in the world. Connect Subscribe to the USC Global Health Newsletter email…
Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!September 28, 2018-In global health, staying on top of the news is crucial—and sometimes overwhelming. Subscribing to a balanced mix of newsletters is an easy way to keep up-to-date on not only the latest headlines, but also compelling stories and research from new and underrepresented perspectives.
2018 International AIDS Conference RoundupJuly 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.