Sofia Gruskin discusses SDG work with the City of Los Angeles at NASPAA Annual Conference

On October 18, 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, participated in the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Conference in Los Angeles, California.

O, The Oprah Magazine talks with Dr. Shubha Kumar on the innovative use of drones in global public health

Dr. Shubha Kumar, Education Director at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and Associate Professor at Keck School of Medicine, was quoted in a article titled "The Future of Healthcare" in O, The Oprah Magazine where she gave insight into the use of drones in global health.

World Association for Sexual Health 2019 Conference

In October 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, traveled to Mexico City with Avery Everhart, a doctoral student affiliated with IIGH and the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, to participate in the annual meeting of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS)

Human rights workshop brings together global scholars to address health, gender, sexuality and other issues of our time

Thought leaders from around the world gathered for a unique two-day workshop that prompted discussion from multi-disciplinary perspectives around the global crises impacting human rights and ways in which these challenges can be addressed.

2019 Breman Global Health Fellows Conduct Research Abroad

Each year the Breman Global Health Fellowship is awarded to support students interested in global health and public service careers in a foreign country by funding clinical, field or laboratory research. In 2019, Agnes Premkumar and Miles Lambert-Peck received the fellowship and were able to participate in research projects in Costa Rica and Uganda, respectively. … Continue reading 2019 Breman Global Health Fellows Conduct Research Abroad

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

New Short Course: Human rights & NCDs

NCD Short Course

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights has launched a free, open-access short course on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and human rights.  Designed to boost literacy and support action, the course addresses the links between NCDs, human rights and public health. The course is intended to be a useful resource for advocacy groups, researchers, policymakers, practitioners, … Continue reading New Short Course: Human rights & NCDs