In October Professor Sofia Gruskin traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend a WHO meeting on equity, human rights, gender and social determinants of health.
As part of WHO’s efforts to further its mandate of mainstreamin... read more →
Professor Laura Ferguson joined World Health Organization experts this week for a meeting to discuss strengthening contraceptive programs through the development of a rights-based quality assessment tool.
The objectives o... read more →
The Annals of Internal Medicine published a new paper, “Global Noncommunicable Disease Research: Opportunities and Challenges," in August. The article, which came out of a conference at Emory University last year, lays out... read more →
On Sept. 30, the International Day of Older Persons, the World Health Organization released the 2015 World Report on Ageing and Health. The report compiles and summarizes the best available global evidence to examine how coun... read more →
GlobalPost quoted Dr. Heather Wipfli in a story about the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly regarding how universal health coverage can help stem infectious disease outbreaks. Read the article »... read more →
Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. This will require fundamental shifts, not just in the things we do, but in how we think about ageing itself. The World report on ageing and health ou... read more →
Foreign Affairs published a snapshot essay of IGH Associate Director Dr. Heather Wipfli's new book, The Global War on Tobacco, Sept. 24. The essay outlines the story of how the World Health Organization used treaties to beat ... read more →
The Program on Global Health & Human Rights team at the Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Tarantola will be joining the Program as Adjunct Professor of Research. Dr. Tarantola brings with ... read more →
This month the Program on Global Health & Human Rights commenced a new project with the World Health Organization focused on the human rights aspects of monitoring, evaluation and accountability for family planning progra... read more →
Please join us in welcoming Eunice Padilla and Ricardo De La Torre, seniors at Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School, as our newest global health lab fellows in the USC Science, Technology And Research program. Each year... read more →
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