Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

From the northern tip of Alaska to the southern coast of Chile, the Americas host some of the most diverse — and disparate — populations in the world. However, despite progress in medicine and economic development, health inequalities prevail, leading to avoidable premature illness and death among millions of disadvantaged people. With a goal of … Continue reading Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Public health students experience Panama

In June, USC Master of Public Health students participated in a graduate course in Panama through a collaboration between the Keck School of Medicine of USC MPH program and the University of South Florida Health Program. The students traveled to Panama as part of a two-week practicum opportunity to conduct fieldwork, visit health agencies and tour cultural … Continue reading Public health students experience Panama