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
As part of the "Be He@lthy, Be Mobile" initiative, the International Telecommunications Union and USC Institute for Global Health hosted a three-day workshop and accompanying side-events in 2014 focused on mHealth innovations and partnerships for wellness promotion. The events aimed to encourage broad collaboration between the United Nations, government, academic and private sector partners with … Continue reading Global mWellness Workshop
The USC Institute for Global Health is working with American Cancer Society to study corporate health and wellness programming internationally in order to inform the society's global cancer prevention programs, specifically regarding workplace wellness. With partners in India and Mexico, the project team will explore corporate sector perspectives and attitudes on workplace wellness programming in order to … Continue reading Corporate Health & Wellness
USC Institute for Global Health representatives traveled to Zambia alongside American Cancer Society and Zambian Cancer Society in 2012 to meet and interview local cancer survivors, health workers and activists.
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.