This two-part webinar will address the systems and people-centered perspectives of self-care interventions, as well as the growing evidence base that will inform the development of WHO’s first consolidated normative guidance.
For Syrian-born Jamil Samaan, more Syrian Americans in science means better health When he was 10 years old, Jamil Samaan and his family came to the United States from Syria. School was a struggle — he didn’t speak any English. Despite the challenges he faced as a young immigrant in the U.S., he worked diligently … Continue reading Medical student turns academic success into opportunity for Syrian Americans
In October 2017, Mayor Eric Garcetti committed to adopt and implement the SDGs in Los Angeles. With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Mayor’s Office partnered with four local universities to begin a comprehensive mapping of relevant activities and data to the SDG framework, including the 169 targets and 240-plus indicators. As the … Continue reading Revising National SDG Targets for the City of Los Angeles
Current undergraduate and graduate students of any university are invited to submit a poster for the 2019 APRU Global Health Conference. The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health collaborates with Association of Pacific Rim Universities to coordinate the Global Health Program Workshop at their yearly meetings. Mellissa Withers manages the APRU Global Health Program, which … Continue reading APRU Student Poster Contest
The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Pardis Mahdavi, Acting Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, for a talk on "Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context" March 5, 2019. In this Q&A learn about how she got involved in studying social … Continue reading Q&A: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights” with Pardis Mahdavi
The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Dennis Altman, Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University and ambassador for the Human Rights Law Centre, for a talk on "Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights" Jan. 30, 2019. In this Q&A learn about his background in … Continue reading Q&A: “The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights” with Dennis Altman
The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake, Justices of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea, for a talk on "Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa" Feb. 5, 2019. In this Q&A learn about his work in Southern Africa, the challenges facing the … Continue reading Q&A: “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa” with Justice Oaguile Dingake
The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health named two Keck School of Medicine of USC students as 2019 Breman Global Health Fellows: Miles Lambert-Peck, a dual master's degree student studying social entrepreneurship and public health, and Agnes Premkumar, a medical student. The Breman Global Health Fellowship is funded by a generous donation to deepen … Continue reading 2019 Breman Fellows: Miles Lambert-Peck and Agnes Premkumar
From poster presentations to panel discussions, USC faculty and students contributed to another year of stimulating global health research and conversation at the annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health held in March in Chicago. Migration and Health: The Pitfalls and Promise of Interdisciplinary Research and Education Migrants constitute an unprecedentedly large and diverse population … Continue reading Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health
by Sofia Gruskin, Vithika Yadav, Antón Castellanos-Usigli, Gvantsa Khizanishvili and Eszter Kismödi in Sexual & Reproductive Health Matters.