Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

This month professors Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including NGO representatives, parliamentarians, religious leaders and more as part of GHHR’s ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. This work builds on the mid-term evaluation of … Continue reading Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Genetic risk factors for orofacial clefts in Central Africans and Southeast Asians

In partnership with the USC Institute for Global Health and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Operation Smile, Inc., is investigating genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of clefts for its International Family Study. The project is currently collecting data and samples in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Vietnam, Honduras and Philippines. Read the article … Continue reading Genetic risk factors for orofacial clefts in Central Africans and Southeast Asians