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Global Health Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2019 July 16, 2019 - The New York Times in partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities are calling for university student submissions for the Asia-Pacific Case Competition. Details: The Asia-Pacific Case Competition challenges students to critically evaluate the global health policy ecosystem in the Asia Pacific and its potential to address United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UNSDG) 3: Ensure healthy lives and…
USC Students Participate in Global Health Courses in Switzerland and Costa Rica July 9, 2019 - In collaboration with the MPH program, the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health provides students with educational opportunities abroad each year in Geneva, Switzerland and Costa Rica.
WHO Guideline on Self-Care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights June 24, 2019 - The World Health Organization has launched its first guideline on self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights in response to the growing development and use of new diagnostics, devices, drugs and digital innovations that are shaping the ways in which people interact with the health sector. Laura Ferguson, Director of the Program on…
2019: USC at the 72nd World Health Assembly Reflections from Geneva during the 72nd World Health Assembly June 14, 2019 - A group of nine USC students attended the 72nd World Health Assembly and share their experiences and conversations through blog posts.
Jamil Samaan Medical student turns academic success into opportunity for Syrian Americans May 6, 2019 - For Syrian-born Jamil Samaan, more Syrian Americans in science means better health
Revising National SDG Targets for the City of Los Angeles May 2, 2019 - In October 2017, Mayor Eric Garcetti committed to adopt and implement the SDGs in Los Angeles. With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Mayor’s Office partnered with four local universities to begin a comprehensive mapping of relevant activities and data to the SDG framework, including the 169 targets and 240-plus indicators.
APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest APRU Student Poster Contest April 26, 2019 - Current undergraduate and graduate students of any university are invited to submit a poster for the 2019 APRU Global Health Conference. The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health collaborates with Association of Pacific Rim Universities to coordinate the Global Health Program Workshop at their yearly meetings. Mellissa Withers manages the APRU Global Health Program, which…
Q&A: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights” with Pardis Mahdavi April 25, 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 a talk on “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context” March 5, 2019.

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