2016-2017 USC Global Health Lecture Series

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Jennifer McCleary-Sills // The Costs of Exclusion: How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development

October 18, 2016 In this talk by Jennifer McCleary-Sills, director of the Global Program on Gender Violence and Rights at the International Center for Research on Women, we learned about the various manifestations of gender ... read more →
Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?

Dennis Altman // Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?

November 3, 2016 As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia and most Arab and A... read more →
Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps // Redefining Leadership: A Conversation on the Future of Global Health

November 17, 2016 Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training emerging leaders in global health equity. In this lecture three GHC alumni discussed what leadership means i... read more →

William Magee III // Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

February 14, 2017 In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, discussed the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world. Willi... read more →
Children vs. Tobacco: 2016 - Who’s Winning?

Jonathan Klein // Children vs. Tobacco: 2016 – Who’s Winning?

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 Despite efforts to create a tobacco-free generation, the tobacco industry continues to target adolescents and young adults. In this lecture, Jonathan Klein, associate executive director of the American... read more →
United Nations

Jane McPherson // Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Jane McPherson, assistant professor at University of Georgia, will explain how human rights as dictated by the United Nations could impact social work both in the U.S. and around the world. In the U.S. ... read more →

Vera Paiva // Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

Friday, March 3, 2017 Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful response to HIV/AIDS. Its rights-based approach included a broad prevention program focused on condom use, universal access to testing and su... read more →