California made national headlines when it repealed an HIV criminalization law and reduced penalties for exposing other people to the virus, writes Sofia Gruskin in her BMJ blog Dec. 15. She calls for other ... read more →
The last few years have seen a rise in the number of global and national initiatives that seek to incorporate human rights into public health practice. Nonetheless, a lack of clarity persists regarding the most appropriat... read more →
According to researchers, Asian women suffer the largest proportion of the world’s maternal deaths, and low rates of maternal health care utilization to access services persist. To better understand maternal health in Asia,... read more →
Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program researchers published an article about best practices for global health practicums in the Journal of Community Health Nov. 11, 2017. (more…)... read more →
The complexity of global health problems demands leadership that represents the pluralism in society, according researchers in their Nov. 30 article, "A new vision for global health leadership" published in the Lancet. The ... read more →
Mellissa Withers, associate professor of clinical preventive medicine, continues her exploration of human trafficking in Psychology Today’s series, “Modern Day Slavery.”
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Assistant Professor at Occidental College in the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, Mijin Cha, and Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health and also Chair of the Department of Children... read more →
Official death certificates in the U.S. failed to count more than half of the people killed by police in 2015 -- and the problem of undercounting is especially pronounced in lower-income counties and for deaths that are due t... read more →
Professor Sofia Gruskin and co-authors published an article, “Killed by Police: Validity of Media-Based Data and Misclassification of Death Certificates in Massachusetts, 2004–2016,” in the American Journal of Public He... read more →
Mellissa Withers, assistant professor of clinical preventive medicine, continues her exploration of human trafficking in Psychology Today's series, "Modern Day Slavery."
(more…)... read more →
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