Workplace wellness programming in low-and middle-income countries: a qualitative study of corporate key informants in Mexico and India

by Heather Wipfli, Kristin Dessie Zacharias, Nuvjote (Nivvy) Hundal, Luz Myriam Reynales Shigematsu, Deepika Bahl, Monika Arora, Shalini Bassi and Shubha Kumar, in Globalization and Health.

04/03/17 – Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

Using nationally-representative datasets from both countries, researchers examined differences in health selection of smoking, by gender, in 2000 and 2012. In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Annie Ro, assistant professor of public health at University of California, Irvine, presents the findings.

Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

Jonathan Samet INSP

The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the USC Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of its 30-year anniversary commemoration Jan. 27. Recognizing a career dedicated to public health The institute awarded Samet … Continue reading Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

03/21/16 – Health Reform in Mexico: Moving Towards Universal Health Coverage

Michael R. Reich

  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

02/26/16 – Mexico’s Feasible Path Towards Reducing Premature Mortality

Jaime Sepulveda

Reducing deaths of mothers and children has been a longstanding priority for Mexico. But new research shows that non-communicable diseases require urgent attention in the country in order to meet is commitment to the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In 2015, countries adopted these goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity … Continue reading 02/26/16 – Mexico’s Feasible Path Towards Reducing Premature Mortality

New corporate wellness project launches with American Cancer Society

Dr. Heather Wipfli and the Institute for Global Health have been awarded a grant by the American Cancer Society to study corporate health and wellness programming internationally in order to inform the society's global cancer prevention programs, specifically regarding workplace wellness. With partners in India and Mexico, the project team will explore corporate sector perspectives … Continue reading New corporate wellness project launches with American Cancer Society