USC Law & Global Health

The University of Southern California’s Law & Global Health Collaboration advances scholarship and provides monthly lectures and public discussions at the intersection of law and global health. Supported by the USC Research Collaboration Fund, Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, leads this collaboration alongside USC Gould Professor of Law and Medicine … Continue reading USC Law & Global Health

Evaluating Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health, In partnership with John Snow, Inc., is conducting baseline evaluations of the Global Fund’s Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services in a range of low-and middle-income countries. Supported by the Global Fund, the project … Continue reading Evaluating Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services

Regional HIV Grant for Removing Legal Barriers to Access: Evaluation

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health is evaluating the Global Fund’s $10.5 million Africa Regional HIV Grant awarded to the United Nations Development Programme. The grant aims to address legal and human rights barriers to accessing HIV services faced by vulnerable communities in 10 African countries, … Continue reading Regional HIV Grant for Removing Legal Barriers to Access: Evaluation

Advancing Access to Justice for People who Use Drugs in Indonesia

With support from the Open Society Foundations, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health partnered with LBH Masyarakat, a human rights organization in Indonesia, to increase access to justice for people who use drugs. USC’s team provides technical assistance to LBH Masyarakat, which provides pro-bono legal aid … Continue reading Advancing Access to Justice for People who Use Drugs in Indonesia

Ensuring Human Rights In Family Planning & Contraceptive Programs

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health has been working with the World Health Organization since 2013 to protect human rights in family planning and contraceptive programs. The first step was to develop a methodology that determines the extent to which indicators commonly used in public health capture … Continue reading Ensuring Human Rights In Family Planning & Contraceptive Programs

Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Supported by a grant from the United Nations Development Programme, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health conducted the mid-term review of a UNDP Regional Service Centre Africa project aiming to reduce the HIV-related vulnerability of LGBT people and women and girls affected by HIV. Implemented across … Continue reading Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eliminating HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings

In partnership with UNAIDS, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health developed an online navigation database to facilitate identification of appropriate tools to assess or address HIV-related stigma and discrimination in healthcare settings in different contexts. This was part of broader research on HIV-related stigma and discrimination … Continue reading Eliminating HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings