Global Health Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2019

The New York Times in partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities are calling for university student submissions for the Asia-Pacific Case Competition. Details: The Asia-Pacific Case Competition challenges students to critically evaluate the global health policy ecosystem in the Asia Pacific and its potential to address United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UNSDG) 3: Ensure healthy lives and … Continue reading Global Health Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2019

WHO Guideline on Self-Care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The World Health Organization has launched its first guideline on self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights in response to the growing development and use of new diagnostics, devices, drugs and digital innovations that are shaping the ways in which people interact with the health sector. Laura Ferguson, Director of the Program on … Continue reading WHO Guideline on Self-Care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Medical student turns academic success into opportunity for Syrian Americans

Jamil Samaan

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

Revising National SDG Targets for the City of Los Angeles

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

APRU Student Poster Contest

APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest

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

Q&A: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights” with Pardis Mahdavi

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

Q&A: “The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights” with Dennis Altman

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

Q&A: “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa” with Justice Oaguile Dingake

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