The CenHealth Travel Award Scholarship Application is now due April 1, 2016! The USC Center for Health Equity in the Americas (CenHealth) is happy to announce a travel award scholarship opportunity for students in any Keck School of Medicine of USC program. This award will fund travel and/or registration cost to attend the either of the … Continue reading Apply for Travel Award Scholarship: Center for Health Equity in the Americas
This lecture by Michael R. Reich is presented by the USC Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Institute for Global Health & Program on Global Health and Human Rights. Michael R. Reich is Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University … Continue reading 03/21/16 – Health Reform in Mexico: Moving Towards Universal Health Coverage
Join the Center for Health Equity in the Americas, USC Institute for Global Health and the Institute for Prevention Research for a discussion of innovative approaches to cervical cancer prevention in Mexico. Featured speakers include Dr. Jorge Salmerón Castro, a senior researcher at the Mexican Institute of Social Security, and Dr. César Lazcano-Ponce, executive director at … Continue reading 03/09/16 – Innovative approaches in cervical cancer prevention in Mexico: Global implications
Daniel Tarantola, adjunct professor of research in the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights, worked nearly two decades with the World Health Organization on large-scale international health programs. In this lecture he will draw on concrete examples that marked the evolution of international and global health—since the historical eradication of smallpox to the contemporary emergence, … Continue reading 04/13/16 – Global Health Choices: Disease Eradication, Elimination, Control or Neglect?
No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at LA County-USC Medical Center during the 1960s-70s. The film by Renee Peña and Virginia Espino is told through multiple perspectives of key … Continue reading 03/31/16 – Screening & Discussion: No Más Bebés
Saha Global is hosting a virtual info session on Wednesday, March 2, for students to learn about its entrepreneurship program in rural villages in Ghana. The organization works with hundreds of college students to develop leadership skills and learn about international development, environmental sustainability, and public health, while building community access to clean water and electricity … Continue reading 03/02/16 — Info Session: Learn about Saha’s Positions in Ghana
Narrated by Academy Award® winning actress Meryl Streep, the historical documentary Shout Gladi Gladi celebrates the extraordinary people who rescue African women and girls from obstetric fistula, a medical condition that can turn them into reviled outcasts. Outside the Box [Office], USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, USC Institute for Global Health, USC Program … Continue reading 03/08/16 – Film Screening: Shout Gladi Gladi