Seeking to go beyond the well-documented health risks of radiation exposure, USC Institute for Global Health Director Jonathan Samet set out to research the overlooked psychological stress that impacted residents living near Chernobyl in Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. Dr. Samet and research associate Sonny Patel authored the first report, "The Psychological and Welfare Consequences … Continue reading The Psychological and Welfare Consequences of the Chernobyl Disaster
The USC Institute for Global Health is working with the Uganda Ministry of Health to address the rising prevalence of chronic, non-communicable diseases like diabetes.
The Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub is a research and training center focused on environmental and occupational health in East Africa. The project grew from a joint planning grant awarded to the University of Southern California and Addis Ababa University by the Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) program through the Fogarty International Center of the … Continue reading Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub