Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health

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

We are not infertile’: challenges and limitations faced by women in same-sex relationships when seeking conception services in São Paulo, Brazil

Paula Galdino Cardin de Carvalho, Cristiane da Silva Cabral, Laura Ferguson, Sofia Gruskin and Carmen Simone Grilo Diniz for Culture, Health & Sexuality .

The politics of an evidence-based approach to realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights

A panel of experts presented on the politics of sexual and reproductive health and rights Dec. 6 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The event was part of the school's “16 days of activism against gender violence” lecture series and also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the journal Reproductive Health Matters, which … Continue reading The politics of an evidence-based approach to realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights

Sexual Health & Human Rights Collection in Celebration of the UDHR

Eszter Kismödi, chief executive of the journal Reproductive Health Matters, invites you to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through a collection of articles that illustrate challenges faced in trying to ensure sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and rights for all, as well as ways human rights have helped improve … Continue reading Sexual Health & Human Rights Collection in Celebration of the UDHR

A Meta-Narrative Literature Synthesis and Framework to Guide Future Evaluation of Legal Empowerment Interventions

by Katherine Footer, Michael Windle, Laura Ferguson, Jordan Hatcher, Carrie Lyons, Emma Gorin, Anne L. Stangl, Steven Golub, Sofia Gruskin, and Stefan Baral, for Health and Human Rights Journal.

Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness, star of Gay of Thrones and one of the "fab five" on the Netflix show Queer Eye,  sat down with USC's Laura Ferguson in August to discuss global health as part of his podcast "Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness."  The episode aired Oct. 10 and delves into human rights, stigma, HIV and … Continue reading Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

In transition: Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations

by Sofia Gruskin, Avery Everhart, Diana Feliz Olivia, Stefan Baral, Sari L. Reisner, Eszter Kismödi, David Cruz, Cary Klemmer, Michael R Reich and Laura Ferguson, for Reproductive Health Matters.

2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup

The 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam focused on breaking barriers and building bridges in the HIV response, and highlighted the importance of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations. Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR), and Laura Ferguson, GHHR associate director, weighed in … Continue reading 2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup