Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, Indonesia

Tuberculosis Botswana

In July, Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) leadership traveled to two focus countries for the Global Fund Program to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB, and Malaria Services Baseline Evaluation project, which the program is working on in partnership with John Snow, Inc. (JSI).  Professor Sofia Gruskin and GHHR Adjunct Professor of … Continue reading Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, Indonesia

Air Pollution: A Worsening Global Health Problem

Director of the USC Institute for Global Health Jonathan Samet presented at the UCLA Center for World Health Nov. 5 regarding the rising global health threat: air pollution. In addition, National Geographic quoted him in its Oct. 30 article about how smoke from wildfires impacts health. “Air pollution generically, and particles, specifically, are carcinogens. That … Continue reading Air Pollution: A Worsening Global Health Problem

Rights-based evaluation examines implications of Indonesia legal aid group

Professors Sofia Gruskin and Laura Ferguson traveled to Jakarta, Indonesia, for a Program on Global Health & Human Rights project with Open Society Foundation and partner organization Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat, a legal aid institute in October. During their weeklong visit they worked with LBHM to begin examining the health implications of its work and … Continue reading Rights-based evaluation examines implications of Indonesia legal aid group