The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health works across disciplines to address the disparities, inequities and broad determinants of health that impact our world. IIGH is university-wide and driven by excellence in research, education and action. The overall goal of the lecture series is to help facilitate conversation between the local and the global, across continents and disciplines, to highlight new developments and promising practices.
Details regarding each lecture series event can be found below.
Does Global Health Need U.S. Leadership? March 15, 2021 - In renewing support to the World Health Organization and joining global vaccine efforts, the United States is preparing to reassert a leadership role in global health and development. But does global health need U.S. leadership, or does it need U.S. solidarity and cooperation? The answer lies in reimagining what global health leadership means in the 21st century and the post-pandemic era. What Will it Take to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S? October 22, 2020 - On October 28, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a Lunch and Learn event with Avery R. Everhart, a PhD candidate in Population, Health, & Place within Spatial Sciences Institute. The training and discussion will provide an introduction to geographic thinking and GIS science with an emphasis on its use in global health. Addressing the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and COVID-19 September 1, 2020 - On September 21, 2020, USC IIGH is excited to host David Nabarro, World Health Organization Special Envoy on COVID-19, for a talk titled "Addressing the dual challenges of climate change and COVID-19" with welcoming remarks from USC President Carol Folt.