2014-2015 USC Global Health Lecture Series: From Activism to Action

Peter Luckow // To Hell With Good Intentions: Students & Universities in the Fight for Global Health Equity

October 2, 2014 — Today's university students have inherited a world rife with inequity. While sickness is universal, access to health care is not. How are students and universities to respond to this reality?&nbs... read more →

Ethan Zohn // Character: The Ultimate Survival Tool

November 4, 2014 — What would you do if you won a million dollars? Professional soccer player and coach Ethan Zohn asked himself that very question after winning the reality television game Survivor: Africa in 200... read more →

Andrea Durbach // A Common Purpose: Inching the Law Towards Justice

November 11, 2014 —As South Africa marks its 20th anniversary of democracy, it continues to wrestle with the brutal legacy of apartheid and the challenges of transition.  (more…)... read more →

Shira Shafir // Global Health & Social Innovation at TOMS, One for One®

February 10, 2015 — More and more socially minded companies are adopting the “buy one, give one” business model—and leading the way is TOMS, the pioneering One for One® company that put social entrepreneurship on the... read more →

Amy Kapczynski // Prescription Politics: How Far Have We Come in the Fight for Access to Medicines?

February 26, 2015 — In the year 2000, the access to medicines movement opened the door to HIV/AIDS treatment for millions of people in the developing world by dramatically dropping the prices of antiretroviral drugs. But ha... read more →

Shari Dworkin // The Promises & Limitations of Gender-Transformative Health Programming with Men: Critical Reflections from the Field

March 31, 2015 — Since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, researchers and practitioners have been trying to shift health programming with men from gender-neutral to more gender-sensiti... read more →