Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

From the northern tip of Alaska to the southern coast of Chile, the Americas host some of the most diverse — and disparate — populations in the world. However, despite progress in medicine and economic development, health inequalities prevail, leading to avoidable premature illness and death among millions of disadvantaged people. With a goal of … Continue reading Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Apply for Travel Award Scholarship: Center for Health Equity in the Americas

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The CenHealth Travel Award Scholarship Application is now due April 1, 2016! The USC Center for Health Equity in the Americas (CenHealth) is happy to announce a travel award scholarship opportunity for students in any Keck School of Medicine of USC program.  This award will fund travel and/or registration cost to attend the either of the … Continue reading Apply for Travel Award Scholarship: Center for Health Equity in the Americas

03/09/16 – Innovative approaches in cervical cancer prevention in Mexico: Global implications

Innovative approaches in cervical cancer prevention in Mexico: Global implications

Join the Center for Health Equity in the Americas, USC Institute for Global Health and the Institute for Prevention Research for a discussion of innovative approaches to cervical cancer prevention in Mexico. Featured speakers include Dr. Jorge Salmerón Castro, a senior researcher at the Mexican Institute of Social Security, and Dr. César Lazcano-Ponce, executive director at … Continue reading 03/09/16 – Innovative approaches in cervical cancer prevention in Mexico: Global implications