2022-2023 USC Global Health Lecture Series

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.

Sexual Health and Human Rights at the Intersections: Global Norms and Local Realities - In this webinar on April 18, 2023, we explored the challenges and opportunities for sexual and reproductive health and rights in the current moment of global social and economic upheaval.... Read More »
Mpox: Learnings from Effective Science and Human Rights-Based Responses - Addressing Mpox, declared a public health emergency in July 2022, requires not only strong political commitment grounded in sound evidence and science, but explicit attention to human rights and the... Read More »
The Health and Human Rights Oral History Project Launch - On Dec. 8, the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) launched the Health and Human Rights Oral History Project (HHROHP), a growing archive of video testimonies from diverse... Read More »
Addressing the Long-Term Social and Economic Impacts of Dobbs: A View from Inside USC - On Nov. 16, we hosted the final lecture series event of the fall semester. This event, in partnership with the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration and Center for Gender... Read More »
Addressing Healthy Aging as a Human Rights Issue - At our first Lunch & Learn of the year, IIGH Director of Policy Engagement Jonathan Cohen shared how his work on health and human rights led him to the aging... Read More »
Engaging with Law and Politics in a post-Roe World - On Oct. 19, this virtual discussion convened practitioners, activists and scholars engaged in addressing the current legal and political landscape around abortion in the United States and beyond. Expert panelists... Read More »
Embedding Equity in Global Health Financing and Diplomacy - On Oct. 12, IIGH brought together global health equity leaders from the U.S. government, the World Health Organization and Kenyan civil society to discuss and capitalize on the historic opportunity... Read More »
Abortion Services and Access in a post-Roe World - On Oct. 4, IIGH hosted an engaging discussion with service providers and activists working in the field of reproductive health. This event brought together clinicians, civil servants, non-governmental organizations, and... Read More »
Learning From Our Histories: Activism in a post-Roe World - On Sept. 7, Loretta Ross joined IIGH Director Sofia Gruskin for a conversation to kick off the 2022-2023 IIGH Lecture Series. This event, in partnership with the USC Law &... Read More »