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

Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents project poster at AIDS 2016

AIDS 2016 Poster

At the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) Director Sofia Gruskin presented an abstract at the "legal protection of people living with HIV and key populations" track. The abstract, “Strengthening the HIV-related legal and policy environment for key populations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents project poster at AIDS 2016

Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

This month professors Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including NGO representatives, parliamentarians, religious leaders and more as part of GHHR’s ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. This work builds on the mid-term evaluation of … Continue reading Human rights project continues in Democratic Republic of the Congo

International Aids Society 2015 Conference

In July the Program on Global Health & Human Rights presented a poster at the 2015 International Aids Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The poster, which focused on assessing changes in HIV-related legal and policy environments in Sub-Saharan Africa, reflected the findings of the program's mid-term evaluation of the Sida-supported project “Strengthening Regional and National … Continue reading International Aids Society 2015 Conference